Notable Essay in BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS 2009

September 16, 2009

41nmua7DpML__SS500_My essay, “The Bone Road,” winner of the 2008 Thomas Carter Prize for the Essay, has been selected as a Notable Essay in The Best American Essays 2009, guest edited by Mary Oliver. The essay originally appeared in Shenandoah’s spring/summer issue. This is my third essay to have been selected as a Notable. I have had Notables in both 2007 and 2008.


Enders Hotel gets Honorable Mention

September 14, 2009

book jacketThe Enders Hotel has been given Honorable Mention for the 2008 Idaho Book Award.