Ian MacMillan was, simply put, the best writing teacher I’ve ever had; so when Rachel Wolf at the Hawaii Review asked me to judge this year’s Ian MacMillan fiction contest, I was genuinely honored to do it. Before I give … Continued
Jellyfish Dreams audiobook now out from Audible.com So I’ve just discovered that this now exists.
Some good news (that arrived just when I needed it): I signed a contract with Audible.com today for Jellyfish Dreams, so look for an audiobook in about three months. Also, Chin Music Press will release an ebook of Big in … Continued
My friend Sam Joseph, who teaches a game programming class at Hawaii Pacific University, recently asked me if I would answer a few questions about storytelling for his students, who’d recently read my novella Jellyfish Dreams. Here are my answers … Continued
My good friends at Ulysses Seen are engaged in a staggeringly ambitious undertaking: they’re translating all of James Joyce’s magnum opus into a graphic novel. They’re years in now, with many miles to go before they sleep. I love Ulysses. … Continued
I just stumbled across this blog post I did for The Short Review back in 2009 for the release of Dzanc Books’ Best of the Web anthology. I had a story in there called “The Fridge.” The muses have never … Continued
The magnificent Tinfish Press, with the intrepid Susan Schultz at the helm, recently released Jack London Is Dead: Contemporary Euro-American Poetry of Hawai’i (and Some Stories). That parenthetical bone was thrown in part for me. I’ve got two stories in here, “Peter-or-whatever” … Continued
You know how young musicians will get up on stage somewhere and apologize because the song they’re about to sing isn’t that good or they’ll probably forget the lyrics or they’re not that good at tuning or something like that? … Continued