Writing & Interviews

September 2014
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March 2014


Feb 2014

Dec 2013

My responses on a variety of novel-writing topics, including how “not writing” can turn out be a good thing; confessions of my many one-night-stands with novels; writing while working; writing while parenting; self-loathing; motivation; sharing your work, and the ways I tricked myself into not giving up in the 10+ years it took me to reach publication.


Nov 2013

It’s an honor to be included in this thought-provoking article on sexism in the literary world along with four seriously brilliant writers (who also have a great sense of humor), Roxane Gay, Adelle Waldman, Lydia Millet & Ayelet Waldman.


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Feb 2013

  • ‘Dark’ and ‘Funny’ Novel Explores Lives of Cobble Hill Parents–Cutting Teeth featured in article on DNAInfo.com

Dec 2012

  • Inventory, an excerpt from my novel, Cutting Teeth (St. Martin’s Press, 2014), was included in Guernica Magazine‘s end-of-days issue, which ran the week of 12/21/12.

Nov 2012

  • My personal essay, Salvaged, about the recovery of my parents’ home after it was nearly devastated by hurricane Sandy, was publishedin Underwater New York.