Thanks so much to the News Tribune for running this piece on Hustle and me, and thanks to Rosemary Ponnekanti for the thoughtful, in-depth questions, and the patience as I bumbled through answering them, telling her everything ranging from the first story I ever wrote (Ronny and the Troll: In Cursive) to all things writing-related, up to the publication of Hustle:

News Tribune Article

And thanks to the Weekly Volcano for recommending the book launch this week.

Weekly Volcano

I am so, so happy to be a writer in Tacoma, a town that works to keep its artists of all kinds happy and healthy.

What I’m reading: (since the last post) Forgetting English, by the ultra-talented Midge Raymond; A Visit from the Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan; and, after recommending it to a woman the other day, re-reading Safe From the Sea, an amazing book by my friend Peter Geye.

What I’m Listening To: Stone Rollin’, by Raphael Saadiq