Read about three of the best books I read this year, alongside several other writer’s picks for 2013. It’s a great time to start a reading list for 2014! I couldn’t help adding more books to my quickly growing list after seeing everyone’s selections.
What are the best books you read in 2013?
Chelsea Campbell discusses The Kind of Girl in Front Porch Journal.
Thanks to everyone at The Letters Festival for hosting us, and congrats on a wildly successful inaugural year! Wonderful readings, panels, and talks. I am looking forward to devouring books by Letters Festival writers over Thanksgiving break.
This Thursday-Saturday, I will be participating in The Letters Festival in Atlanta. I am excited to be part of this event!
On Thursday, I will read at the Kickoff Event with Jericho Brown, Matt DeBenedicitis, and Jacob Scheier, at Mother at 8 p.m. There are readings Friday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. at The Goat Farm Arts Center, as well as lots of other literary events!
On Saturday, I will lead a fiction workshop at The Goat Farm Arts Center at 2 p.m.
Joey Pizzolato discusses The Kind of Girl in Curbside Splendor.
Had a great time!
Looking forward to reading at Beyond Baroque in Venice, CA, at 5 p.m. this coming Sunday (November 10)!
In addition to getting to see my adorable niece and nephew in their Halloween costumes and see family and friends, I will be visiting a class at UNM and giving a couple of readings in my home state, New Mexico, this week!
I will be in Taos Wednesday, October 30, in the Salon at SOMOS, reading at 7:30 pm (free and open to the public)
233 Paseo del Pueblo Sur
Taos, New Mexico
And I’ll be in Albuquerque Friday, November 1, reading with the amazing Ann Cummins, also a native New Mexican, at Bookworks at 7:00 pm (free and open to the public)
4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Copies of The Kind of Girl will be available at each site. Hope to see you there!
Courtney Crowder, of the Chicago Tribune, discusses how The Kind of Girl came to be. Click here to read the article!
In November, I will be participating in The Letters Festival in Atlanta. It is a three-day independent literature festival with writing workshops, discussion panels, and live readings.
To support the event or purchase tickets, visit The Letters Festival Indiegogo page. This is its inaugural year–I am so excited to be a part of it!
Friday October 18, at 7 p.m., it is time to bust out your short-shorts.
Stories, that is. INK Book Gathering in Idyllwild, CA is hosting a short-short open mic. All are welcome to read stories of 500 words or less! I will be reading from The Kind of Girl, and some of my Idyllwild Arts Academy students will share their work, as well. Come join us for a night of short-shorts!