#NoContact Book Tour with Toni L.P. Kelner

I am so proud to have Toni Kelner here today celebrating her contribution to the incredible Shattering Glass anthology, (available here from your local indie) the first Nasty Woman Press book and a fantastic collection of stories, essays, interviews, and more. The...

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“Shattering Glass” book giveaway!

SO proud to be part of this! Read through for giveaway details SHATTERING GLASS is the first, extraordinary release in a planned series of anthologies from Nasty Woman Press. Nasty Woman is a unique non-profit publisher fighting to help organizations imperiled by...

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#NoContact Book Tour with Lisa Braxton

Welcome to the #NoContact Book Tour! Today I'm thrilled to host Lisa Braxton. This Emmy-nominated TV writer's first novel, The Talking Drum deals with issues of race and discrimination in a fictional Massachusetts, all in the context of a great read. Thanks to...

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Black Lives Matter

This should be obvious, right? And yet our fellow citizens – people of color – continue to be killed by those who are supposed to uphold the law. It has to stop. We have to be better than this, or there is no hope for any of us. Black lives matter. I've marched here...

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“A Burning” by Megha Majumdar

Honored to review this timely debut novel in last Sunday's Boston Globe. No, I didn't think it was flawless, but it is thrilling – and an important read. For that reason, I'm posting it here: Furies and fates A propulsive debut ponders life on the margins By Clea...

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#NoContact Book Tour with Tracy Clark

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. Best for me, because I get to host multiple-award-winning author Tracy Clark here on the #NoContact book tour. Tracy's third Chicago mystery – What You Don't See – is just out, bringing back investigator Cass Raines...

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Missed it? Catch up now

Wow, that was a blast – six authors, questions, chat... I read from my upcoming HOLD ME DOWN and the feedback was wonderful (thanks so much, all!). If you want to view the event, you can see a recording here. powered by Crowdcast powered by Crowdcast

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Virtual Noir at the Bar (join us?)

Can the cat writer go dark? Tune in tomorrow and find out... Free, of course, but register here: https://bit.ly/3cRD54b  EDIT: If you missed it, you can watch the replay below! powered by Crowdcast

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#NoContact Book Tour with Claudia Long

Welcome to the #NoContact Book Tour! While we all stay inside and stay safe, books have become even more important. But book events and conferences, alas, are canceled. To do my own small bit, I’m running interviews with authors whose tours must now be virtual....

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#NoContact Book Tour with Ira Robbins

I've been trying to remember when I first heard the name "Ira Robbins," and I can't. Ira was one of those writers I trusted to steer me toward music I would love – and wouldn't hear about anywhere else. When I started writing about music, he was one of the few I...

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