Reviews"Riveting prose... vibrant and unsparing.'
See full review in Publishers Weekly here
"A clutch of well-crafted stories, thick with literary references, that turn on busted relationships between men and women and fathers and sons.... Carefully chiseled.... Sober and smart."
See full review in Kirkus here
"Startlingly original and at times darkly funny stories that interrogate the very act of reading as well as human ambitions and the self-deception sometimes needed to realize them." Library Journal [starred review]Interviews
Late Night Library podcast, April 28, 2015 here
Conversation with Mark Epstein about Samuel Beckett, trauma and identity here
North Country Public Radio Interview, March 2015 here
See a Q&A with the author, Publishers Weekly
, Sept. 22, 2014 here
See interview with Kirkus
, Jan. 6, 2015 here
Readings and Appearances
Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, 7:30 p.m., McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street, New York City, reading and in conversation with author Paul Harding.
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, 7:30 p.m., Pete's Candy Store, 709 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn (Williamsburg), reading, along with Sarah Gerard.
Monday, June 16, 7 p.m, Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn. A reading celebrating the June issue of BOMB, featuring readings by Donald Breckenridge, Corinna Copp, Steve Dalachinsky, Vincent Katz and me.
Saturday, June 7, 2014, 6 p.m. Fowler Project Space, Greenpoint, Brooklyn. A short reading at the close of the "Game Show" exhibition, co-sponsored by BOMB magazine. Reading with Francine Justine Post, Jack Christian, Micaela Morrissette, and Vincent Katz.
Thursday, May 28, 2014, 2 p.m. Javits Center, New York City, Uptown Stage: An appearance at Book Expo America, with four other authors; galley signing at the Bellevue Literary Press booth at 2:30 p.m.