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Books and more books

Last week I attended the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association’s fall trade show in Portland, Oregon. I was a guest at the Tuesday morning author breakfast and got to pitch 88 Names to a ballroom full of friendly indie booksellers. I … Continue reading

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With author Jo Lendle at Elliott Bay tonight (5/14)

Tonight at 7 PM I’ll be onstage at Elliott Bay Book Company, talking to German author Jo Lendle about his novel All the Land, which has just been translated into English. The book is a fictionalized account of the life … Continue reading

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Seen on the internets

…so that’s one great thing the new year has going for it. Also, a reminder for my fans and friends in the Bay Area: Tomorrow, Sunday, January 14, I’ll be appearing on stage at the main branch of the San … Continue reading

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At the Black Comix Arts Festival on Jan. 14

First programming note of the new year: I will be a guest at the 2018 Black Comix Arts Festival in San Francisco. On Sunday, January 14th I’ll be appearing on stage with Victor LaValle and Nnedi Okorafor at the San … Continue reading

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Lovecraft Country is a Washington State Book Award finalist

This past week the Washington Center of the Book released its list of finalists for the 2017 Washington State Book Awards. Lovecraft Country is nominated in the novel category, and it’s in good company: the other finalists include The Solace … Continue reading

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Virtual Memories

This week I am a guest of Gil Roth on the Virtual Memories Show podcast. Gil’s been trying to get me on the show for a long while now—we live on opposite coasts, and he only does in-person interviews—so I … Continue reading

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The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir

As longtime blog readers know, in 2011 I was invited to serve on the selection panel for that year’s NEA Fellowships. It was a great experience that introduced me to the work of Porochista Khakpour, Tayari Jones, and lots of … Continue reading

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The Lovecraft Country paperback is back in stock

The surprise sales spike following the announcement of the Lovecraft Country HBO series led to a brief paperback shortage, but a reprint has now made its way into the distribution channel, so the novel should once again be available from … Continue reading

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Victor LaValle on the Juggernaut podcast

This week’s guest on The Juggernaut podcast is Victor LaValle, author of The Ballad of Black Tom. As a fan of both the podcast and Victor’s work, I’m happy to see these crazy kids get together. (You can listen to … Continue reading

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Reading at Elliott Bay Book Company tomorrow night (3/21)

This Tuesday, March 21, at 7PM, I’ll be appearing at Elliott Bay Book Company with Nisi Shawl. Nisi is the author of Filter House, Writing the Other, and most recently, Everfair, a fantastical alternate history in which the native Congolese … Continue reading

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