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Another Great End-of-the-Year List (that I was thrilled to be on)

Joshua Bodwell, Maine Writer’s and Publisher’s Alliance executive director (and all-around great human being), makes his end-of-the-year recommendations. Thrilled to have After the Parade chosen for his list as “Breakout Shining Star.”

SF Chronicle: Writers’ Favorite Books of 2015

Thanks to Antonio Ruiz-Camacho for picking After the Parade! Link here.

AFTER THE PARADE Makes NPR’s list of Best Books of 2015

Well, few things give me a bigger thrill than to have been included on NPR’s list of 2015 Best Books, especially under the heading “Seriously Great Writing.”

My Conversation with Richard Russo: Guildtalk #3 at The Rumpus

In October, I experienced one of the highlights of my book tour when I was Read More

10 Great Books by Women Overlooked in 2015

Thanks (again) to Literary Hub and Bethane Patrick for this wonderful list that I was thrilled to be part of! Wondering what to read next? Check out “10 Great Books by Women Overlooked in 2015.”

My Most Influential Early Book

I suddenly realized that I have some catching up to do with my newsfeed. In Read More

Buzzfeed’s List of Most Beautiful Covers!

I agree with Buzzfeed: I love the cover of After the Parade. Check out their list of 34 beautiful covers here.

Thanks, Kirkus!

Kirkus’ Best Fiction of 2015!

Starred Kirkus Review of The Bigness of the World

This time around (Scribner re-issues the collection in February), Kirkus has reviewed The Bigness of Read More

My B&N Discover Great New Writers Essay

B&N asked me to write an essay about the setting of After the Parade, so I wrote about growing up in small-town MN. Essay here.