Independent booksellers are the soul of the book business, and nothing makes a writer’s heart sing like an Indie endorsement. In the blockbuster month of May (. . . it’s May, it’s May, that lusty month of May . . .) booksellers nationwide chose ‘Round Midnight as one of the 20 books they are most excited to share with their customers.
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It’s been a privilege to speak about We Are Called to Rise at One-Book programs all over the country. At my very first one, I met a community college student whose story about her own community knocked me out.
Eleanor Brown was the first author to reach out to me before I was published, and she has been a loyal – and fun! – friend ever since. Barnes & Noble sat us down for a chat.
The American Booksellers Association asked me a few questions about writing my first novel, and I got a chance to tell them how much Indie bookstores mean to me.
I’m filling in this news feed from an overwhelmingly long list, so this short one in Culture Street – that manages to mention Wallace Stevens and Bruce Springsteen – caught my eye.
Of all the media, this State of Nevada radio interview on KNPR in Las Vegas, is my favorite.
My very first media thrill was being interviewed by Simon Mayo on the BBC.
Michelle Davidson interviewed me on KCL’s morning program.
Suzy Spencer interviewed me for Kirkus. She’s terrific, so I thought I’d include it here.