July 11-Aug. 1, 2015I'm teaching a class called Intermediate Fiction Workshop at the Woods Coffee on Boulevard Park (Kiln Room) in Bellingham, Wash. Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.-noon. Eight seats available. Register here. Blog post on Hugo House's website here.
June 27, 2015Hosting a panel at the Chuckanut Writers Conference. Panelists include Kate Lebo, Elissa Washuta, Molly Wizenberg, and Bill Kenower. The panel is called "Drawing from the Well of Life: A Conversation on Getting Personal onto the Page." 10:15-11:15 a.m.
Okey-Panky took my story "I, Odysseus." Projected October 2015. okeypanky.com
February 2015Liars' League New York performed my story "Roommates" in its "Entrances and Exits" show.
January 2015Interviewed the great Southern author Randall Kenan @ Richard Hugo House's Work Works ("Randall Kenan on Place"). 7 p.m. Tickets $12. Seattle.
December 2014Paneled at the Artist Trust Professional Development Workshop in Bellingham, Wash.
October 2014Presented at the Write on the Sound conference in Edmonds, Wash.
June 2014Hosted a panel at the Chuckanut Writers Conference with Kristiana Kahakauwila, Joanna Kenyon, and Peter Mountford. Bellingham, Wash.
Story "The Guard" appeared in The Iowa Review, issue 44.1. (Cover photo by Maury Gortemiller.) Iowa City, Iowa.
Read "How to Be an English Teacher" at A Chuckanut Writers Conference Showcase, Richard Hugo House, Seattle.
"43 Crucial Facebook Button Additions" appeared in The Awl. New York.
"A Review of The Catcher in the Rye: A Spike Lee Joint" appeared in Trop. Los Angeles.
“In Your New York Dream” appeared in CityArts. Seattle.
December 2013Story “The Ex” appeared in Clover. Bellingham, Wash.
“Rose Poem” appeared in The Monarch Review. Seattle.
Took a class
with fiction writer Peter Orner at Richard Hugo House. Seattle.
Presented at the Chuckanut Writers Conference in Bellingham, Wash.
Shaun Dolan of Union Literary, New York.
Artist Trust GAP grant. Seattle.
“The Hinnencamp Match” appeared in The Monarch Review. Seattle.
“The Guard” won Richard Hugo House’s 2012 New Works Competition. Seattle.
Started Writers-in-the-Schools residency with Seattle Arts & Lectures.
August 2010Attended the Norman Mailer Writers Colony and studied with Bonnie Culver. Provincetown, Mass.
July 2010Spent a month at the Edward F. Albee Foundation in Montauk, N.Y. Highly recommend this residency. Albee himself visits "the Barn" daily. He helped me with my story "The Guard."
July 2009Presented at First Person Arts' First Person Salon. Philadelphia.
August 2008Attended the Jentel Artist Residency Program in Banner, Wyo.