The Bird Eater: Your Nightmares Are Not Your Own

Hi, all! I’m excited to announce that my fourth novel, THE BIRD EATER, is now available on Amazon through 47North! Now, I know a lot of authors say “I love this book” regarding their own work, but I really do love this book. This thing was a nightmare to write (pun intended?). What started out…

Neil Gaiman on The Truth of Fiction

ARTICLE VIA CRITICAL MARGINS In a recent article, novelist Neil Gaiman argues for literacy and libraries, but he also argues for fiction’s role in helping children understand the real world. Have we failed children by prescribing what they should or shouldn’t read in school? Neil Gaiman thinks so. In a recent lecture on reading, re-printed…