I am very proud to announce that Roachkiller and Other Stories has been nominated for a 2013 Spinetingler Award in the category of Best Anthology/Short Story Collection. Now I need my fans—both of you—to vote for me to win. Click the big VOTE HERE on this page. On the first
Huzzah! Long Island Noir gets previewed in the New York Times today, and my story “Ending in Paumanok” gets a mention. The article quotes a line from my story about Long Island’s “having ‘all the inconvenience of the city and none of its perks.’” And then it goes on to say,
My look on one of my favorite books of all time—I Am Thinking of My Darling by Vincent McHugh—is now up on Patti Abbott’s deliciously literary blog, as part of her Friday’s Forgotten Books series.
My aunt Terry was like a second mother to me and a defining personality in my life and very much helped me to become who I am today. She passed away this week. A lot of celebrities passed away recently, in bunches as they usually seem to do. Oddly enough,
Once upon a time in Princeton . . . Here I am at my bff Peter Emshwiller’s wedding to his stunning bride Margaret at the Princeton U campus chapel. I am the one on the far right who looks like a young, poofy-headed Tom Hanks.