A Few Questions for Scott (part 1)

    This week I sat down with Scott Cheshire, author of High as the Horses Bridles. The novel tells the story of an ex-Jehovah’s Witness and child preacher, who returns from California to Queens to care for his ailing father. High as the horses bridles is in the “Washington Post’s” top fifty fiction books of 2014, and […]

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New Story / Scamtrak

                So, I wanted to put this up a while back, but was thinking about submitting it to a few journals, or using it for my Amtrak Residency application. Did you hear about that, that Amtrak was offering free cross-country train rides to aspiring writers? It sounded pretty sexy, until word about the fine print […]

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Last Day of Winter

This season really got to me this time around, and I know I’m not the only one. I haven’t met a soul who hasn’t confessed to a higher-than-average Netflix / HBOGo binge-watching rate in months — thank god for House of Cards, True Detective, and The Wire — and people don’t seem to be interested […]

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It’s Cold Out There

It’s been a while, huh? Lots of changes on my end since 2013 – how about yourselves? I’m sure you’re still waiting with bated breath on that Clarice Lispector review. The book is coming along, albeit slowly, but it’s shaping up to match my expectations pretty squarely. That is to say, it’s starting to rattle […]

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