News & Mentions

January 20, 2013: “Her Fruitful Shore” has been accepted to appear in the inaugural edition of Spark: A Creative Anthology. It should be out this coming summer.

October 28, 2012: “Wild Horses” has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize by the editors of Sand Hill Review.

September 16, 2012: Chant is reviewed in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser by’s Misty-Lynn Sanico.

June 14, 2012: My entry in the ABNA contest is mentioned in the Portland Tribune.

June 12, 2012: My interview with the Mod Podge Bookshelf is up! My favorite question was about what it was like receiving news that I was a finalist.

June 11, 2012: Chant is mentioned in a blog entry on Disappeared News about Hawai`i’s dangerous lack of preparedness for economic disaster.

June 10, 2012: Chant was discussed in an article in the Sunday edition of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. The article, by Steven Mark, focuses on the book’s entry in the contest, my experiences in Hawai`i, and the delicate nature of the subject matter.

May 28, 2012: I was mentioned in Stay At Home Dad PDX blog, a site about being a stay-at-home father in the Portland area! Being a full-time father and a writer isn’t easy.

May 28, 2012: My interview at Indie Book Blog is up! John asked some great questions. Too bad I didn’t have more time and space to answer!

May 24, 2012: Chant was mentioned in Hawaii Blog, Ryan Ozawa’s great blog about the Aloha state!

May 23, 2012: More great reviews on the excerpt of Chant! (Note: Link will expire at the end of June, 2012.)

May 23, 2012: The reviews of A Chant of Love and Lamentation from the Amazon celebrity panel are in!

May 22, 2012: Here’s the official Press Release from Amazon and Penguin.

May 22, 2012: My novel, A Chant of Love and Lamentation, is a finalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Contest! I’ll be traveling to Seattle, WA, for the awards ceremony where Amazon will reveal the winner, who will receive a publishing contract with Penguin Books and a $15,000 dollar advance! More information, and the chance to vote (until just before midnight on May 30th):

May 18, 2012: A great review from Alexandra Davidoff for the excerpt of Chant. (Note: Link will expire at the end of June, 2012.)

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