Lives in Looting

You spend days, maybe weeks trying to write the perfect turn of phrase to sum up what your book is about for interviewers, and then … someone reads the book and does it effortlessly, and better. Read More

Posted in Content on March 13, 2021

Past at present

The History department at my undergrad alma mater, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, interviewed me about my book Stealing History, working life, and making one’s way as an independent journalist. Read More

Posted in Content on April 12, 2020

Book Talk in Los Angeles

I’ll be speaking on my memoir anthology “Coming of Age in a Hardscrabble World,” just out from University of Georgia Press, at the Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural and Bookstore in Los Angeles on Thursday, December 19, 2019, at 6 p. Read More

Posted in Content on December 17, 2019

I’ll be back…

I’m on a bit of hiatus these days from magazine writing due to some public speaking engagements, which are a great pleasure but more time-consuming than you might think, and I’m finishing a degree at Georgetown University. Read More

Posted in Content on October 20, 2019