Winter 2022

Reading for the 1-year anniversary of This Is What America Looks Like on February 2.

Fall 2021

The Pandemic Midlife Crisis is finally here after some pandemic-related delays.

Summer 2021

Coming in August: an essay in The Pandemic Midlife Crisis: Gen X Women on the Brink.

Spring 2021

This Is What America Looks Like is now available. I’ll be reading at Reston Used Book Shop on April 25.

Fall 2020

New fiction forthcoming in This Is What America Looks Like, due in early 2021.

Summer 2020

A contribution to Arlington magazine’s Covid Chronicles series here.

Spring 2020

Furious Gravity has arrived. I’ll be reading (virtually, of course) at Readings on the Pike on Thursday, May 14.

Winter 2020

New fiction forthcoming in Furious Gravity, part of the Grace and Gravity series edited by Melissa Scholes Young. Coming your way this spring.


I’m working on some new projects. Check back for updates.

Spring 2016

The TV show The West Wing changed a lot of things, including me. Read about it in Walk With Us: How The West Wing Changed Our Lives.

Fall 2015

My Q&A on feedback is up at the MFA project.

Summer 2015

Very excited to be part of NoveltyDC with Mary Kay Zuravleff! Offering classes and consulting for writers working on book-length projects. Visit our website for more.

Winter 2015

A great way to usher in the new year: I’ll be reading at Politics & Prose on Saturday, January 17. Details here.

Fall 2014

SPENT is now available! Try your local bookstore, or buy online. Also, I’ll be reading at a few events in coming months.

Summer 2014

My grandmother would have celebrated her 100th birthday this year. I’ve written about her, me, and a very ugly jumpsuit in SPENT: Exposing Our Complicated Relationship with Shopping, an anthology edited by Kerry Cohen from Seal Press. Available in October.