READING at POWELL’S BOOKS for this lovely new anthology on how far our apple has fallen from our parents’ tree. I’ll be reading along with Mat Johnson and Kate Carroll de Gutes. The terrific editor, Lise Funderburg, will also be there. C’mon, all you apples.

December 11, 7:30 pm, Powell’s, 1005 W. Burnside St., Portland

Apple, Tree: Writers on Their Parents Cover Image


Catechism of the Waters, Harper’s Magazine, March, 2019

Signs, Zyzzyva, Spring, 2019

Mirage, The Sun, Spring, 2019

Twelve Hours, Conjunctions, Spring 2019



Advice for Future Corpses is named one of the New York Times Top Books of 2018: “In its loving, fierce specificity, this book on how to die is also a blessedly saccharine-free guide for how to live.”

Full review in the New York Times, June 26

Interview “Think Out Loud” Program.


Advice for Future Corpses Cover

Advice for Future Corpses, published by Touchstone Books in June of 2018.


Available again: Great Buddha Gym For All Mens and Womens, an e-book ($2.99! a deal!)



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