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On great books and rape culture

“And I realize that what I’m describing here isn’t a list of books I’d like to see banned from the classroom; in fact, it is a list of my favorite books. 44 more words

Twenty-first Century

Short story: "Canaries"

“Canaries,” by Swati Prasad

Appeared in Electric Literature‘s Okey-Panky, July 26th, 2016

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The two main characters are doing something horrifying, but their determination not to be adults makes them seem innocent, or almost innocent. 23 more words

Twenty-first Century

Random Numbers?

More and more, the business of book sales is something authors need to understand. Whether you’re self-publishing and doing all your own publicity and promotion, or a mid-lister at a Big Five publisher, doing almost all your own publicity and promotion, or a successful best-seller urged by your publisher to do more publicity and promotion, it helps to know what numbers are out there and what they mean. 404 more words

Business Of Writing

Interview in Electric Literature

I was interviewed recently by book critic and educator Heather Scott Partington for Electric Literature. Here are a few extracts:

“Magical things happen, but [ 219 more words


The Best Literary Links I’ve Come Across This Week (Round 3)

It’s that time again—the time when I reveal all the bright and shiny things I found this week while wandering the deepest, darkest corners of the Internet… 109 more words



Check out Jacob Singer‘s review of Angela Woodward‘s Natural Wonders (FC2) at Electric Literature!

An excerpt:
“Her sentences direct the reader to both see and perceive the world in a specific ways, each word pointing and painting, each phrase indicating and illuminating. 51 more words