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Get'em Young, Treat'em Tough, Tell'em Nothing 


A Must Read for Fall 2022 * LitHub * Millions * Big Issue *

"Merciless prose... bold vision" -- Publishers Weekly

"...beautiful and harrowing" -- Chris Bachelder

"...brutal, yet hilarious" -- Deb Olin Unferth

"...fire hoses at a burning world" -- Dani Shapiro





Fall 2022 


 Reno, Nevada Humanities Lit Crawl, September 10

with Shaul Griffin, Gailmarie Pahmeier and Brent Holmes


Minneapolis, Twin Cities Book Festival, October 15


with Phong Nguyen and Akil Kumarasamy

 Minnesota State Fair Grounds 

1:30pm, Fine Arts Building


*** Publishing date, October 18, 2022***

Boston (Launch!) GrubStreet/ Debut Series, October 18 

in conversation with Sabina Murray

with Porter Square Books

GrubStreet Seaport HQ, 50 Liberty Dr, Boston MA 

7:00 pm

NYC @ Greenlight Books, October 19

with Anna Moschovakis and Dion Graham

Fort Greene Store, Fulton St, Brooklyn


Register for online participation 

Buy the books from Greenlight


South Hadley, MA @ The Odyssey, October 21

in conversation with Karen Shepard

9 College St. South Hadley, MA 

7:00 pm


Santa Fe @ Collected Works, October 25

in conversation with Gregory Martin

202 Galisteo St. Santa Fe, NM

7pm MST

Dallas @ Interabang, October 27

in conversation with Lori Feathers

5600 W Lovers Ln Suite 142

6pm CST

Denver @ The Lighthouse Writers Workshop, October 28-29

Reading w/ 500 (Fri) 4:30

Workshop (Sat) 10am-noon 10-12



Columbus @ Two Dollar Radio HQ, November 3 

in conversation with Eric Obenauf

1124 Parsons Ave

8 pm EST


Chicago @ Excile in Bookville, November 5

in conversation with Kyle Beachy

410 S Michigan Ave suite 210

7 pm CST

Register here


Los Angeles @ Skylight Books, November 8

Election Night conversation with Jonathan Lethem

1818 N. Vermont Ave. LA, CA

7 pm PST

Seattle @ Third Place Books, November 10

Ravenna Location

7 pm PST 

Reno @ Sundance Books, November 12

in conversation with Brent Holmes

121 California Avenue

2 pm PST


London @ Foyles, December 1 

Charing Cross Road



More dates, start times and info are on thw way. 


(These events are all currently in-person, but some will be available online as well. )