Thoughts Upon Rereading Harry Potter

  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone came out in 1997, but I didn’t hear of it until 1999. That was my first year of teaching. I was twenty-two years old, fresh out of college, and just beginning my lifelong relationship with young adult books. I’d read The Outsiders and The Giver and Are YouContinue reading “Thoughts Upon Rereading Harry Potter”

Listen to “Time Flies” at Nature Podcast

Hi everyone, I just found out some exciting news. My flash fiction piece, “Time Flies,” which was published in Nature Futures in September, has been turned into a podcast. You can listen to it for free on the Nature Podcast website. The story is narrated by Shalimi Bundell and Geoff Marsh, who do an excellent job withContinue reading “Listen to “Time Flies” at Nature Podcast”

How I Got Here: My Life With Books

I’ve been reading a lot lately. What is “a lot”? Well, my goal was to read 50 books in 2014. As of the end of July, I’ve already finished 46. So, a LOT. Part of the reason for the recent spike in numbers is the discovery of two new forms of reading: audio books andContinue reading “How I Got Here: My Life With Books”