Don’t squander that which remains. Honor the past. Embrace the present. Seize the future.
I recently had the opportunity to be interviewed for author Neda Aria’s “Writer vs. Writer” series.
For the first time since my dad’s death in 2016, I spoke publicly about the effect his first attempt on his life (and subsequent, successful attempt) had on me, my family, and my creative process.
No matter the horrors of our past, our lives have only just begun.
It’s going to take work to find, to grow our literary families. It’s going to take time. It will take all the patience we can muster and more, but it can happen.
I’ve long struggled to embrace success, but when advance praise like this rolls in, it’s hard to not hold it close.
I’ve got a list of 17 books you can preorder right now, all of which will be available in the coming months!
In Clap When You Land, Elizabeth Acevedo writes with abandon, elevating form and feel, relying on meticulously curated, singular details to stand in for that which can, as a result, remain unwritten.
Death is a common theme in works of short fiction. I worried, however, about placing too great an emphasis on it throughout And Ampersand. That's why this image—one of the sun low on the horizon, peeking through an open tent flap—is so meaningful to me. The short...