Category Archives: Book review

Alondra’s Investigations

The second Alondra chapbook went live this morning! In this book, Alondra discovers a book that unleashes earthquakes, fights the things that ghosts are afraid of, and makes the hardest sacrifice in New Orleans. The stories in Alondra’s Investigations were … Continue reading

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Alondra’s Influences

When I was in high school, I read a book about a woman who was believed to be a witch but was actually just a misunderstood, transplanted girl from Barbados who ended up living with a Puritan family.  The book, … Continue reading

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2017 Press and Radio

My chief lesson in 2017, when it came to work, was what exactly a big publishing house could do for me.  199 Cemeteries is my 11th book. I’ve worked with independent presses big and small, as well as running my … Continue reading

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Review of Kill By Numbers

I just came across this again, right when I needed it. Family life has been complicated, lately, and I’m finding it impossible to concentrate and write. So it’s a gift to read this review right now. “It’s tough to be … Continue reading

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How to celebrate an author’s birthday

Imagine you’re writing a book.  You labor over it alone in your room (or alone at a table in a cafe, as the case may be).  You show it to 2 or 3 people, but mostly it exists in your … Continue reading

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