• Reading August/September - Five novels that I enjoyed and are definitely worth your time, plus four more than do exactly what they say on the tin.
  • Tomorrow: Me and Maria Dahvana Headley, Seattle Central Library, Monday 10th September, 7 pm - On Monday night I'll be talking with Maria Dahvana Headley about her new and amazing novel, The Mere Wife, at the Central Library in downtown Seattle. Come listen to us talk about race and gender, patriarchy and patriarchal smashing, monsterhood and othering, inciting revolution and so very much more!
  • Why stories matter - A compilation video of five PNW authors—Tom Rob Smith, Jamie Ford, me, Jussi Adler-Olsen, and Stella Cameron—talking about story and why it matters.
  • Nearing the cliff edge - Charlie Stross has just saved me the trouble of writing another Brexit screed. He makes a lot of sense. Go read it....
  • Glimmer: new audio fiction - Listen to a new 8-minute short story, "Glimmer."
  • Fighting words - Fighting words are usually sexist, racist, ethnic, and ableist slurs. They are not only beyond the boundaries of polite discourse, they are the kind of words that, when hurled as an insult in certain circumstances, might allow a jury of peers to forgive the insulted person for responding physically.
  • Reading May/June - 5 recommended novels. 4 others that could be worth your while but about which I have no deep thoughts.
  • Reading April - The fiction I read in April (which I forgot to post...)
  • 30 years ago: a love story in photos - Thirty years ago today Kelley and I met in East Lansing, Michigan. Here's our story in photos.
  • More So Lucky reviews - A busy weekend for reviews of So Lucky: New York Times Book Review, Chicago Review of Books, and the Seattle Times. And they are all great reviews!