Spring 2018: So grateful to the Vermont Studio Center for awarding me a 2018 fellowship. I'll be heading there later this year to work on the final edits of my story collection as well as the early stages of a new novel. Thank you, VSC!
Spring 2018: I'm thankful to the Tang Institute at Andover, an organization that is sponsoring my research as I develop a hybrid fiction workshop for young women. The course will launch this summer at Phillips Academy; more info can be found here. Please pass along to any high-school girls you know who will be rising 11th- or 12th-graders this summer and who are interested in pushing the boundaries of fiction writing and fiction workshops!
Winter 2018: For all Boston-area high school students: I'll be working with the Andover Writers' Alliance, a fantastic Phillips Academy student organization, at their upcoming interscholastic symposium, Writing Citizenship, Democratizing Writing: A Symposium for Young Writers. If you're in high school and will be in the area on Sunday, February 18th, I hope you'll consider signing up -- participation is free, although space is limited. Check out the link for more info ...
Winter 2018: So unbelievably thrilled to share that William Morrow/HarperCollins has bought my linked collection, currently titled The Translator's Daughter, as well as an untitled novel. I am over the moon and cannot wait to get to work on the edits! Collection to be published in summer 2019!
Summer 2017: Looking forward to attending the Sewanee Writers' Conference this summer on a Tennessee Williams Scholarship in fiction. Let me know if you'll be there!
Winter 2017: Headed to Yaddo in early 2017 to continue working on my collection of linked stories. Sincere thanks to the Yaddo Corporation for this gift of time!
Fall 2016: "Wedge of Swans" (short story) was awarded an honorable mention in Glimmer Train's 2016 Fiction Open.
Spring 2016: "An Accident of Nature" (poem) was published in the Winter 2016 issue of the Baltimore Review.