Happenings

March 23, 2017
Meacham Writers is March 23-25 at UT Chattanooga. I'll be reading on March 23 at 7 p.m. That event is at Chattanooga State in the HSC building. Visiting writers include Allison Joseph, Sue Silverman, Jon Tribble, and others. Visit here for more info: http://www.meachamwriters.org/index.htm.

January 2, 2016
Well, it's not looking so good in regard to my novel coming out with Knut House Press this year. I have been unable to get a reply from them for about six months. I think that could pass as a breach of contract. So, publicly, let it be known that I will resume my efforts to find a home for Famine.

November 10, 2016
Nominated for Best American Short Stories by Driftwood Press for the story "The Grass Cutter."

October 29, 2016
I will be reading on the UTC campus in Derthick Hall at 2 p.m. Also reading are Carrie Meadows, Sarah Einstein, and Xu Xi.

May 11, 2016
Signing a contract with Knut House Press for my forthcoming novel Famine.

March 3, 2016
I will be reading at the Hart Gallery in Chattanooga at 9 p.m. The reading is sponsored by the Meacham Writers Workshop.

January 2, 2016
If you are in Lexington, KY, Saturday, January 2, come and hear me read from "The Ground Catches Everything." Hilton Hotel, Magnolia Junior Ballroom, ground floor at 5:30 p.m. Most exciting, though, will be Young Smith reading something probably very surprising.