Tag Archives: books and authors

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Virtual Memories

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off on The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Comments Off on The Lovecraft Country paperback is back in stock

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Victor LaValle on the Juggernaut podcast

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Reading at Elliott Bay Book Company tomorrow night (3/21)

The Night Ocean

Paul La Farge’s novel The Night Ocean was published this week, and I had the pleasure of interviewing him for the Los Angeles Review of Books. You can read our conversation here. The Night Ocean takes its title from a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off on The Night Ocean

Final round, Goodreads Choice Awards

Lovecraft Country has made it into the third and final round of the 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards. Thanks to everyone who voted so far! If you’d like to cast a final ballot, you can do so here. Voting is open … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off on Final round, Goodreads Choice Awards

Round 2 of the Goodreads Choice Awards

Lovecraft Country has made it into the semifinal round of the 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards. If this week hasn’t left you completely soured on the concept of elections, you can cast your vote here. Voting is open through Sunday, November … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Round 2 of the Goodreads Choice Awards

Lovecraft Country is a Goodreads Choice Award nominee

Lovecraft Country has been nominated for the 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards, in the horror category. The first round of voting is open now through November 6th. You can cast your vote here. In related news: * Reason magazine published a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Lovecraft Country is a Goodreads Choice Award nominee

#slatepitches

For those of you seeking a distraction from the election coverage, Slate Book Review just posted “The Funniest Living Writers Choose the Funniest Books in the World.” It’s a literary daisy chain: They asked Maria Semple, whose novel Today Will … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Comments Off on #slatepitches