Lambda Literary

Here are two book reviews I wrote for Lambda Literary a couple of weeks ago. The first is of Radical by E.M. Kokie. It’s a dystopian novel set in the present day, and it hits a little close to home. The second was the quintessential summer slow burn, Phantom Limbs, by Paula Garner.

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I’ve had the amazing opportunity this past summer to take a writing workshop with Benjamin Alire Saenz, the author of Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe (among other fabulous things). (You can see the wacky glory that is a baker’s dozen of young adult literature writers above.) Ben was an incredible teacher and workshop leader, and that whole week was amazing. You can read about that experience here.

Coven Writing/Writing Workshops

021015Yesterday was the Inaugural Gathering of my Writing Coven (not to be confused with my general coven, which yes, I am part of a general coven), and it was so successful and great that I’m going to tell you all about it!

First of all, it was group of seven of us, all women, and it was probably the best workshop I’ve ever been a part of.

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