In 50 weeks my novel Urbantasm: The Dying City (the first in a series of four) will be published!
Each week, I am sharing some piece of media related to the project: images, stories, excerpts, pictures, etc.
This week I shared an account of one of the earliest incarnations of the project, a play titled An Urbantasm. … Read the rest
This is an exciting day for me… crackling with excitement, in fact!
After years of writing and revising and months of preparations I am so very happy to announce that Urbantasm, my novel about Flint, will be published in four installments. … Read the rest
I already posted about this on Facebook but now I think it warrants a proper blog entry.
My friend Gordon Young, a great guy who also writes and maintains the Flint Expatriates blog has come out with a stark new blog titled How to Fix Flint: Replacing the pipes in my hometown won’t revive the city.… Read the rest
This is what I think of when someone asks me what it was like to live in Chicago.
Six years later, I still remember my last month in Chicago.
I’d gotten tired. The endless circles I’d run between friends’ parties, book readings, free music, neighborhood food fests, and the demands of my one-year-old daughter had — yes — ravaged my body with sleepless and almost sleepless nights.… Read the rest