I'm still here, I promise! But between mom dying and the holidays and work and life, things have been a little ...... busy, to say the least. I've also been fighting against my usual wave of seasonal depression, which means I've had little interest in all those things I normally love like reading and writing and… Continue reading Long Time No See + Cyber Monday Sale
Tuesday evening I had the great fortune of attending an author event and book signing for Jes Baker and her latest memoir, Landwhale. I fucking love Jes Baker, y'all. Her previous book, Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls was just incredible and I cannot wait to read my (signed!) copy of Landwhale. Having followed… Continue reading Chairs & Stairs: On Making Spaces Welcoming for Larger Bodies
A few months ago, my friend Alexa let me know that Roxane Gay was going to be in her town of Ann Arbor for an author event. This was pretty much my reaction:OMG I love Roxane Gay. I've read Bad Feminist and Difficult Women but I've been really looking forward to her new book Hunger:… Continue reading Road Trip to Ann Arbor to see Roxane Gay!
1) As of this past Saturday, my book Running with a Police Escort is a mere four months away from publication! EEK! Advanced Reader's Copies are out in the wild and one of my friends told me he had to stop reading my book right before bed because it kept making him want to run… Continue reading Mondays Are For Coffee & Contemplation, #2
If you don't work in the book industry or have some affiliation with it, you may not be aware of the different facets of the publishing process. One of these is the Advanced Reader Copy: several months before a book's official publication date, copies go out to book bloggers, bookstores, libraries, various fancy people, etc.,… Continue reading ARCs in the wild!