Yearly Archives: 2014

Portrait of the Writer as a Young Girl

I post this (oddly eerie) photo not only to emphasize the importance of hair products or the silliness of 90s sweaters, but because it’s proof of how one librarian can change someone’s life. In 1990, Nancy Hensler arrived as the … Continue reading

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Time Out New York

After debating for ten minutes I leaned over to the girl sitting next to me on the subway and said, “Do you see this story? I wrote that.” “I’m so happy for you,” she said. She told me her name … Continue reading

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People Magazine Style Watch, September 2014

This might be my favorite issue of People Magazine ever. Not only did I learn how to do a “smoky cat eye,” but that 2 a.m. at The Cat’s Pajamas is IN STYLE for the fall.  

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Oprah!

Oprah Magazine listed 2 A.M. AT THE CAT’S PAJAMAS as one of the “10 Titles to Pick up Now” in their September issue.

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Cat’s PJs excerpt in Guernica

This morning, Guernica published an excerpt of 2 A.M. AT THE CAT’S PAJAMAS. This is what I like to call “the dinner party scene,” presented in its entirety, where our heroes Sarina Greene and Ben Allen see one another for the … Continue reading

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Poets & Writers, “How I Found My Writer”

In the July/August issue of Poets & Writers, Claudia Ballard–my peerless, unparalleled agent–tells our meet cute story.  

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Philly Magazine shows Cat’s PJs some brotherly love

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Writing Process Blog Tour: How Do You Write?

Many thanks to Elliott Holt for inviting me to participate in the MY WRITING PROCESS BLOG TOUR, a path linking writers’ blogs in a discussion about approaches to fiction and non-fiction. Holt’s first novel YOU ARE ONE OF THEM was … Continue reading

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10 Great Ways To Kill Time

10 GREAT WAYS TO KILL TIME after you’ve entered the OMG ALL THE BOOKS GIVEAWAY to win a signed, first-edition of 2 A.M. at The Cat’s Pajamas ENTER HERE! 1. Decide to send someone you love cupcakes. 2. Realize YOU are someone you … Continue reading

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, so different from ordinary people

A great beacon of light has gone out for writers, for political writers, for magic realistic writers, for writers of enhanced realism, fabulist and speculative fiction, for those of us who write (or don’t mind reading) characters who speak to … Continue reading

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