5 Random Things for 2019

1. I started this website nine years ago, in 2010. That was the year I learned my short story collection, Living Arrangements, would be published by BkMk Press. At the time, I was working as an editor at a trade magazine, where I wrote about sexy topics like ergonomics and personal protective equipment. I was also debating whether I’d get an MFA at long last, and I was hard at work on a manuscript I didn’t know would become a drawer novel. I didn’t yet have a Twitter account, Instagram hadn’t yet launched, and personal blogs were still a thing. In the last five years or so, I have admittedly and unabashedly neglected this space, allowing it to become something of a time capsule from the early 2010’s. And then tonight, in a fit of determination, I updated WordPress and gave this site a rapid and long overdue face lift.…

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