“I read it at a gallop, and didn’t want it to end.”

Madeline Miller, author of The Song of Achilles



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A Shout-Out in “The Millions” : A Year in Reading: Michelle Huneven

It’s fun to be name-checked by a terrific novelist and editor like Michelle Huneven of the Los Angeles Review of Books. Here’s she talks about (our mutual) love of the classics on audiobook: The Millions : A Year in Reading: Michelle Huneven.


Simple Girl: The Improbable Solace of “Mansfield Park” | The Los Angeles Review of Books

Just published: this essay in which I try to account for the strange hold Jane Austen’s MANSFIELD PARK has on my psyche.

Simple Girl: The Improbable Solace of "Mansfield Park" | The Los Angeles Review of Books.


Little Century wins the Janet Heidinger Kafka prize for Fiction

A humbling pleasure to be awarded a prize previously given to Ursula LeGuin, Ann Patchett, and Toni Morrison, among many accomplished others….

Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women's Studies : University of Rochester.