Coming soon: The Gospel of Trees, a memoir with Simon & Schuster, about growing up as a missionary’s daughter in Haiti. An excerpt can be found in MORE magazine.
Thank you, Oregon Literary Arts, for my 2012 Literary Nonfiction Fellowship and for bringing writers like Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Tracy Kidder and Abraham Verghese to Portland. Here’s to books and the people that love them.
Ten thousand thanks to the sassy, unstoppable Rona Jaffe and the generous foundation she established to support women writers. The 2011 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Awards were unforgettable.
An interview with Apricot Irving about the Boise Voices project on The Speakeasy. Also featured: the Decemberists and Carrie Brownstein of Portlandia. Delightful company.
Thursday, March 15th – 6:30 p.m.
Reading at Portland State University
Room 236, Smith Memorial Union
1825 SW Broadway
Portland, Oregon 97201
Thursday, September 1st – 4:00 p.m.
Reading at Westmont College
955 La Paz Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Friday, September 23rd – 7:00 p.m.
Reading at NYU
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
58 West 10th Street
Part of New York University’s Creative Writing Program Reading Series