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Complaints Go Here

Dear faithful reader,   I am happy to announce that systematizing my submission process back in February has just bared its first fruit. Below is a now published story I wrote, about a lawyer husband angry at his lawyer wife, and their impending blow-up fight soon to occur as soon […]

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Novel Summary, Excerpt, & Spotlight

Novel Excerpt: They Lived They Were at Brighton Beach by Ivan Brave This book launch gives me the chance to meet some of the most interesting personalities on the web. There are just too many cool people out there, doing good by us indie authors. Sharing posts, sharing announcements, and […]

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Spotlight on The Faerie

We could use some magic in our lives! Seriously!   Thank you to Lily and the gang over at The Faerie Review.   They do an awesome job of sharing the love of books with readers. Check them out. You are sure to discover something that will sparkle.

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Spotlight on The Avid Reader

The cutest blog on the block? What’s good!   Big thank you to Autumn for sharing her digital real estate with a fellow blogger, reader, and writer.   If you happen to land on the spotlight, be sure to snoop around her site. There’s always something cool going on there, […]

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The Summer Abroad: a publishing update, as we end the fall

Three dark themes stalk this journey into self-publishing: Bursts of tinkering, troubleshooting, and anxiety.   Of course there are luminous elements holding hands with me as we progress. But those lights shine in between and at the end of the journey.   Last Friday, I received the edited draft from […]

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Trailer — Instructions — Newsletter

Ice cream. Outer space. Reflex. Lombok, Indonesia. LCD Soundsystem. Bullseye. Zeker. Mosque. Date. По-русски. Brighton Beach. Vial. Malachite. Autobiography. Vanidades. Superman. Zelda. Sk8ter boi. Summer. Twentysomething. Yawp. Kebab. Kiss. Two-hundred hungry loud Texans. Moons. Gray-whiskered and rough. Argos. Estrangement. Imperceptible smile. Low gravity. Cigarette. Astronomy. Burnt-orange bag. Black Hercules. Queso. Parallax […]

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The Polyglot Manifesto

Art: From NASA, an “earthrise.” Project: This is the result of my two years at The New School, as a graduate student in the Master of fine arts program. Intention: to put everything I care about academically into one essay. Hope: that it help you in some small way, along […]

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Mario Levrero’s The Luminous Novel (Preface)

Click here for PDF — Mario Levrero’s The Luminous Novel (Preface)   Above you will find my translation for Levrero’s preface to his 564-page book, The Luminous Novel. Below you can read the letter I attach to all my proposals to agents and publishing houses that specialize in translated work. […]

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First Day of Spring — A Grand Renovation

Welcome to the new website layout design schema to upload new material for you.   What do you think?   Below is a link for more Spring info: Veneral Equinox (by   (Spontaneously, the key jumped two years ahead, under “Why I Write.”)

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