In 2013, Sherman Alexie, acclaimed author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, launched “Indies First,” calling on his fellow authors to join a grassroots movement and show their support for independent booksellers by “volunteering” to work at their favorite indie bookstore on Small Business Saturday. Cheryl Strayed, the bestselling author of Wild, […]

Come celebrate the launch of my WhiskeyPaper chapbook, THE FACE OF BASEBALL, at Village Lights Bookstore with readings, music, beer, peanuts and baseball. THE FACE OF BASEBALL is a collection of linked stories about the way baseball and its heroes thread themselves through the loves and losses of three women in unexpected ways. For the […]