Iโ€™m so excited for my one and only tour this year! I donโ€™t really know what to expect. Most of this was planned by my close friend, Magda Lopez. It started out a few months ago, when I met her at the Soho House Chicago. She read the book, loved

Back on the Road

Itโ€™s been two years since I joined my family on our annual road trip. Seventeen hours from Chicago, in a rented van, to join my husbandโ€™s family at a beachfront house on the Outer Banks. With the work project and the new books and all the personal things that happened

Humanity Lives Here

Like the rest of the country, Iโ€™ve been beset with so much thought, pain and regret over the events of the past week. Each one of us has a different way of reacting.ย  While some of us have taken to social media, decrying what happened, yelling out our disappointment in

In This Life on Audiobook!

Great news! ย In This Life is now on Audio! I’d never really listened to an audio book before and so when I decided to put this book up for production, I didn’t really know what to expect. ย When a narrator named Anna Kasabian auditioned for the part, it was my

A Confluence of Fathers

  Aeneas carried his aged father on his back from the ruins of Troy and so do we all, whether we like it or not, perhaps even if we have never known them. Angela Carter They say that your home life molds you into who you are, your values, your

Eight Goodbyes – Coming Soon!

Sometimes it takes a while for your characters to find their voice. But when they do, it’s like magic. They speak to you every waking hour, you become them, they become you. And so, 46k words in, my new novel about two people who learn about life as they meet

Go and Steal the Sun

Interestingly enough, Iโ€™m channeling a little bit of โ€œInsipidโ€ right now as I write this post. Weโ€™re just settling down this week after a few days at the beach. It was a celebration on so many levels, time we needed away to relax and regroup after what felt like a

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