Yearly Archives: 2016
This is the best time. Writing. Well, maybe not writing. Some writing, pre-writing. Research. Jotting down ideas, startling plot twists, random thoughts. Imagining lists of songs on a phantom iphone. Plucking out interesting faces from the past, recalling scraps of conversations that never happened, creating families that have never existed, but were always there, waiting. The […]
Okay, y’all—have I got a fun night out for you! Pizza AND literature! I’m part of the Los Angeles Lit Crawl, an evening of literary readings in the Noho Arts District on Wed., October 26. I’m gonna be reading from my book at MOD Pizza in North Hollywood (5300 N. Larnkershim) with some real-io, trul-io terrifyingly […]
What are you saying? Is it so, could it be, that… you don’t have a copy of Still Life Las Vegas? Was it mislaid on the bus? Did a friend borrow the book and never return it? Has it been water-damaged from your copious tears? Was it been jacked from your home, along with the priceless Haring Print and […]
Hey! For those of you who haven’t gotten a copy of the book yet (or who need another?) here’s a chance to win one! The contest ends September 26. https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/200515-still-life-las-vegas
Just saw Kubo and the Two Strings. It was created by Laika, an inventive, quality studio I have always loved (they also created the movies Coraline and Paranorman) It’s a gorgeous movie set in ancient Japan, with an imaginative plot, a few surprising twists, and and an emotional heft not usually found in your usual popcorn fare. It […]
Sometime over the last week there has been a rustling of dark wings inside your chest, a presentiment, and you suddenly realize why: it will soon be your book’s first birthday.
Just when I thought I was out… I’m in Chicago, sitting in a frigid theater in the middle of the afternoon at the end of summer, watching a steady succession of actors strut and fret their way across the stage while their photographic counterparts smile beatifically up at me in stacks piled up in the aisle, and […]
In just a couple of months, it will be the one-year birthday of Still Life Las Vegas, and what better way to celebrate that milestone (a little prematurely) than by a trip to New York City to see friends & family and attend the Lammy Awards? New York obliged resplendently, gracing us with warm but breezy weather […]
I’m going to be with an illustrious group of Lambda Literary finalists, reading from our works, at the West Hollywood Library, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood. There may also be books sold, so fulfill all your new GLBT literature needs in one stop!