The wonderful Marie-Helene Bertino suggested my story “Bar Joke, Arizona,” which originally appeared in One Story, for Electric Literature’s Recommended… Read more Republishing an Old Story
This year my wife and I bought a house, which meant we had the license, for the first time, to… Read more I Do Not Understand Novels
Today I gave a presentation to my students about submitting to literary magazines. My students asked for it, and so… Read more Why Bother?
Let me describe for you something that happens every semester I teach creative writing. Sometimes it happens openly; a smart,… Read more Fan Fiction and the Writing Workshop