My dear friend artist DC Spensley Periscoped my reading at Rolling Writers on Saturday and shared the video on FB.The link below will transport you to the Rolling Out Bakery in San Francisco’s quirky Parkside, to hear these three short sections of the novel and the intro about Kanye West. The section Writing and Wronging was also published in …

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At the first Oakland Book Festival on Saturday, I attended one event, a discussion chaired by Grant Faulkner with the authors of two dazzling books I’ve recently read, Adam Johnson (The Orphan Master’s Son) and Jenny Offill (Dept. of Speculation). Faulkner posited a link between their two different works, describing them as trauma narratives, Johnson’s …

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