I’m told that there will be free beer and wine at tonight’s reading at City Lit Books (2523 N. Kedzie Tuesday, July 22 at 6:30 pm). If you’re going to listen to us writers read our scribblings a little C2H5OH is definitely recommended. http://www.cclapcenter.com/

I’m finally getting around to processing some of the photos I’ve taken over the last ten years. Here’s a fairly recent shot.

The Start of a Photo Project

Friend and author Molia Dumbleton has a website! moliadumbleton.com

I’ll be reading at City Lit Books (2523 N. Kedzie) Tuesday, July 22 at 6:30 pm. The featured author is the popular local writer and professor Eric Charles May, reading from his Chicago-set social realist novel Bedrock Faith. More info here- http://www.cclapcenter.com

There’s a really thoughtful review of Bright and Yellow, Hard and Cold at Cold Hill Review. Read it here- http://bit.ly/1kVURAY

This coming Thursday at 7:00 pm I’ll be at Prairie Path Books, 303 E. Front St. in Wheaton, for a reading and discussion of crime fiction with Allium Press authors Frances McNamara, D. M. Pirrone, and David J. Walker.

This coming Tuesday at 6:30 pm short story writer extraordinaire Stuart Dybek will be reading and signing at City Lit Books, 2523 N. Kedzie in Logan Square.

Had a great time, met some great people, heard some great writing Sunday night at Danny’s Tavern.
At Dannys Tavern

I’ll be reading at Danny’s Bar, Sunday, 6pm, as part of Northwestern University’s Summer Grad Reading Series. Join me! http://t.co/6kB4BenuTu