Sitting here sweltering in my friend Laura Anne Gilman's Riverdale coop, catsitting for two weeks as she researches her new fantasy series in France. Perfect tradeoff, since I have a big booksigning and reading for Rock and Roll Never Forgets this coming Wednesday night at Partners and Crime, 44 Greenwich Avenue, New York, New York. The splendid actor and writer Michael Boatman will be coming to read the part of JP Kinkaid to my Bree Godwin. Should be a serious blast. Seven pm. Come on out, New Yorkers and New Jerseyites!
Also want to share this, because I love it and am very pleased with it: what Cat Eldridge (editor in chief of Green Man Review) calls a continuity piece, and what I call a smudge or blur piece, because it's reality - in this case, a giddy three hours spent hanging out with Peter S. Beagle - with a fantastic but relevant surround.
Here you go. Read. Enjoy. An Unkindness of Authors.
And if someone can figure out how to make the humid go away, I will send you baked goods when I'm back home on the Left Coast next week; my multiple sclerosis thinks this seriously sucks.
Oh, one more cool thing. Drollerie Press will be issuing the first US edition of my 1992 novel And Then Put Out The Light, and I've just been sent the cover. It took my breath away:
Causes Deborah Grabien Supports
EMILY's List (early member), Amnesty International (member on two continents for thirty years), Animal Welfare causes (we rescue feral cats), NARAL and...