Today is the ten year anniversary of my father’s death, and I can’t believe it’s been ten years. In January it will be eighteen years since my mother died. Ten and eighteen years sounds so enormously and unfathomably long…but in some ways it feels like no time has passed at all. The new YA novel… Read more »

Vita Nova

Right now I’m working on a new novel about a food writer and a poet. So I’m going to post about poetry a lot as well. I was just unpacking my books—my husband, daughter and I moved from Brooklyn, New York to Austin, Texas a few weeks ago—and as I unpacked Vita Nova by Louise… Read more »