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Postcards from Gaithersburg Book Festival

May 23rd, 2016|

I was thrilled to take part in Gaithersburg Book Festival this weekend. It's held just outside DC, an annual outdoor celebration of books and writing that is fast becoming one of the nation's

En route to Gaithersburg Book Festival on Saturday

May 18th, 2016|

Maryland! Sun! Crab! Coming! I'll be on a panel at 1:15 called Edge of Your Seat Fiction, with Sarah Pekkanen, moderated by Liz Hottel of Politics & Prose. I'm just as excited

Ireland House and Doorknob Polishers

April 1st, 2016|

I was thrilled to read at NYU's Glucksman Ireland House last night, with my grandparents' old poster celebrating Irish independence projected behind me, a visual I stared at often in my youth, as