"The Playwright's House is a thrilling and compassionate story of brotherhood, surveillance culture, the provocative power of theater, and the persistent ways past ghosts can haunt the present…a stunning and vital novel." – Laura van den Berg, The Third Hotel


August 2015

Cuban Memories

This is me striking a pose with my parents and their friends in Pinar del Rio in the 1980s. My mom was pregnant at the time with my little brother.


Context in Fiction Class

I’m really excited to be teaching yet another class at GrubStreet this fall. It’s a one-day seminar about how to provide context in fiction without hurting your narrative’s momentum. More details are available on the link below. Please share!

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