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One City: Many Writing Communities

On Thursday I sat in Third Place Books Ravenna, listening to a strained conversation about racism and publishing. A book has just come out, Seattle City of Literature: Reflections from a Community of Writers, edited by Ryan Boudinot, that is … Continue reading

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A Summer of Readings

I read recently from The Ghosts Who Travel with Me at the Modern Hotel in Boise, one of my favorite stops on the book tour. In 2008, when Arline and I began the literary pilgrimage that would inform the book, … Continue reading

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Interview with Waverly Fitzgerald

Waverly Fitzgerald, a Seattle writer with an impressive list of publications and a popular teacher of writing at Hugo House and other venues, has interviewed me about my publication journey. We spent a lovely week together in 2014, along with … Continue reading

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Interview with Michael Silverblatt on Bookworm

It was quite an honor to talk with Michael Silverblatt on Bookworm earlier this month. Thanks to KCRW and the Bookworm staff as well as Emily Goldman, the Ooligan staff member who interviewed with me.

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Interview on KPFA’s Women’s Magazine

Thanks to Kate Raphael for taking the time to talk to me on my recent visit to San Francisco. The podcast is here.

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Gratitude

On a screenshot of Google Earth’s Idaho, yellow thumbtacks mark the sites where the writer Richard Brautigan traveled in 1961. Arline and I found some of these places when we followed in his footsteps on a literary pilgrimage described in … Continue reading

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3-2-1: Launch!

We’re just weeks away from launching The Ghosts Who Travel with Me. The first review is in, I’ve been interviewed for a web site call Queen Mob’s Tea House, and the reading schedule is shaping up. Important things to think … Continue reading

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Pre-Order The Ghosts Who Travel with Me

You can now pre-order The Ghosts Who Travel with Me from Elliott Bay Book Company in Seattle. You have the option of having the book mailed to you or picking it up at the store. Faculty and students get a … Continue reading

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Ghosts on Pinterest

The lovely team at Ooligan has made a Pinterest site for my book. How about that?

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Four Writers Writing

The secret of my success? My writing group. Over on her blog, Straight-No-Chaser Mom, Jennifer D. Munro tells the story of how she joined the group and I started writing what would become The Ghosts Who Travel with Me. Happy … Continue reading

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