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Ohio Arts Council Grant

Ohio Arts Council Grant

Ohio arts council grant

I'm very pleased to announce that I am one of the recipients of a 2016 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award. Thanks much to the OAC and congratulations to the other writers, artists and performers who received grants this year. More information here.

Conversation with Amy Bloom

Conversation with Amy Bloom

conversation with amy bloom

Please check out my interview with Lucky Us, Away, and (my personal favorite) Come to Me writer, Amy Bloom, in the Fall Issue of New Ohio Review. Many thanks to Amy Bloom and to editors J. Allyn Rosser and David Wanczyk for the opportunity. Also some great fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in the issue, as always! Purchase a copy of the issue here. 

"We Knew Horses" featured on  Ploughshares  blog.

"We Knew Horses" featured on Ploughshares blog.

"We Knew Horses" featured on ploughshares blog

A big thanks to Ross McMeekin over at the Ploughshares blog for choosing my short story, "We Knew Horses," for his The Best Short Story I Read in a Lit Mag This Week series. The story originally appeared in the Fall 2014 issue of Cimarron Review (thanks also to editors Toni Graham, Dinah Cox, and Jenna Bazzell). You can read Ross's review here.