Photo: Mason Lake Path.
A couple of bits of news! A story I published in Green Mountains Review a year or so ago is going to be included in 826 Seattle’s yearly anthology, What to Read in the Rain. I’m very excited about this, and I’ll let you know when it hits the shelves.
Also, I’m co-teaching a class this fall with Robin Oliveira at the Richard Hugo House. The topic is revising your novel. Once signups are live I will post the information. It’s a ten-week class and I think it will be a lot of fun.
Photo: Yakima River.
I just got back from a wonderful week in Portland, Oregon, where I took part in the Tin House writer’s conference. It was incredible. My mind is still churning from all the craft talks, readings, and conversations. And I couldn’t have asked for better teacher/mentors than Matthew Specktor and Anthony Doerr. They challenged me in ways I hadn’t been challenged before, both in terms of the writing itself and the writing life. I’m grateful.
Some other cool news: a short story of mine, “Fit to Scale,” has been accepted for publication by the literary journal Redivider, which is housed by Emerson College in Boston! I’ll send you a link when it comes out in print.
Pictured: Yakima River.
The summer issue of Spartan is now live! The Stranger gave it a shout out. Check out the stories here.