Fall 2018 Algonquin Reader

Jul 18, 2018

Read my essay, plus an excerpt from my new novel THE CURRENT.

Check out DESCENT in the Czech Republic!

Mar 3, 2018


Where’s the new book??

Sep 9, 2017

See The Current Counter!  The book will officially drop on Jan 22, 2019.  Of course, the eager can always pre-order with their book provider of choice (tho of course I always encourage patronage of local Indie booksellers, who are just The Best!)

Author Michael Koryta’s #1 of 2015

Jan 19, 2016

I was extremely honored and thrilled to see Descent appear as #1 on Michael Koryta’s best of 2015 list.  See the entire list on Michael’s blog.  Or check out the Descent section here.

Miami Herald Interview

Dec 31, 2015

A lovely chat with Connie Ogle of the Miami Herald resulted in this interview, appearing on the last day of 2015.  Back at the beginning of the year, just as the book came out, Connie wrote this review of Descent.

DESCENT Ascends Indie Bestseller List

Dec 16, 2015

Very honored and delighted to see Descent (paperback) climb to #4 on the National Indie Bestseller List this week.  My thanks & gratitude galore to Indie booksellers & their customers everywhere!

DESCENT pbk debuts on Indie Bestseller List

Dec 10, 2015

The paperback of Descent went on sale Dec 1, and–thanks to readers, booksellers, & bloggers–debuts Dec 9  at #11 on National Indie Bestseller List.

On playing noon-ball–& golf–with my father

Oct 29, 2015

Arrive Magazine, the official magazine of Amtrak, has just published this article I wrote about my father, who passed away in September.

Keynote Speaking at Writer’s Digest Conference in NYC

Jul 24, 2015

On Sunday, August 2nd, I gave the Closing Keynote Talk for the 2015 Writer’s Digest Conference in NYC.  Here’s some Tweets from my beautiful audience.

DESCENT Audio Book in Washington Post

Jul 4, 2015

All my praise & congrats to audio artists Xe Sands & R.C. Bray for this huge honor in Sunday’s Washington Post!  Quote: “The exquisitely suspenseful novel is delivered by Xe Sands, whose intimate, anguished voice supplies Caitlin’s and her mother’s points of view, and R.C. Bray, who gives us her brother and father in gritty, […]

Fresh Q&A (plus review)

Jun 29, 2015

Author and literary blogger Mark Stevens posed some great questions for his excellent site, then followed up with a thoughtful and generous review.

Changing Hands Book Club Picks DESCENT

Jun 29, 2015

Changing Hands Bookstore in Phoenix, AZ, launched its First Draft Book Club with Descent.  Here’s the article by Master of Bookly Ceremonies, Barbara VanDenburgh.  Over 170 people attended the event.  Here’s just one pic from the Twittersphere:

The “Authors On Tour” Podcast

Apr 3, 2015

Here’s the “Authors On Tour” Podcast, recorded live at the Tattered Cover in Denver.

Hot off the presses: the new “Praise Sheet”

Mar 29, 2015

Here’s the fancy new “praise sheet” from Algonquin.

WYSO Book Nook Interview Podcast

Feb 25, 2015

Vick Mickunas and I had a great conversation for his WYSO Book Nook program. Vick’s review of Descent is on the same page.