New book!

My short story collection YOU ARE NOT WHAT WE EXPECTED will hit the shelves May 5, 2020! I’m thrilled to be working with the amazing team at House of Anansi Press to bring this book into the world. This publisher has always been committed to sharing diverse...

Writing Injury

When I turned 40, my husband surprised me with a three-night trip to Mexico. The relaxation benefits of the trip extended far beyond our actual time away. Whenever I needed a mini-break in the weeks leading up to our departure, I would sit back and scroll through the...

Starting Again

“So, are you still writing?” I get asked this a lot, and I always feel like the bottom is falling out of my stomach. Of course I’m still writing. I have never stopped writing. I have a bookshelf full of spiral bound, pretty journals to prove it. I sit down every day,...