So, you’re a finalist for a book award?

That's what I heard from the Texas Institute of Letters this week, anyway. Hardly something I ever thought might happen, but I'm sure not disappointed that it did. Got the email about mid-day. Didn't think much about it at first, honestly. Back in January, I saw a post from Michael Martin Murphy that he'd be … Continue reading So, you’re a finalist for a book award?

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Long Gone & Lost: True Fictions and Other Lies https://www.amazon.com/dp/1948692287/ref=cm_sw_r_u_apa_fabc_J7XZ5B60K2V8QEZNXK16

Long Gone & Lost finds its way into Madville’s 2019/2020 catalog just before AWP…

Some monsters will keep you up nights. But in the heart of Texas, our monsters are all too often, all too real...

What it might’ve sounded like had I made it to Austin last weekend…

Despite that nifty little pep talk I wrote myself a week ago, I never made it to Austin. Six hours of windshield time getting there from where I am, combined with however long the event itself would've taken, just seemed to gobble a lot of what little home time I have lately. Conscious home time, … Continue reading What it might’ve sounded like had I made it to Austin last weekend…

Ocotillo Review reading today in Austin…

"Forget the Alamo," a Bobby Horecka story about the temperamental world of newspapers, is one of many stories and poems featured in the latest Ocotillo Review. As one of many writers featured in The Ocotillo Review's V.3.1, I've been asked to attend the Austin release party at Malvern Books at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, … Continue reading Ocotillo Review reading today in Austin…