where the writers are

Favorite Books

Housekeeping and Gilead, by Marilynne Robinson
Beloved, by Toni Morrison
The Flight of Gemma Hardy, by Margot Livesey
The Mill on the Floss, by George Eliot
Short stories by Alice Munro, Grace Paley, Gish Jen, George Saunders, Edward P. Jones,
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, by Junot Diaz
Atonement by Ian McEwan
Never Let Me Go, by Kazio Ishuguro
Blindness, by Jose Saramago
The Bird Artist, by Howard Norman
Anything by Virginia Woolf
Split Estate, by Charlotte Bacon

What I'm Reading

Susan Choi, A Person of Interest

Favorite Authors

Alice Munro, Charlotte Bronte, John Berger, Virginia Woolf, Henry James, Toni Morrison, Marilynne Robinson, Edith Pearlman, Howard Norman, Robert Pinksy, Wallace Stevens, Suzanne Matson, Gish Jen, Edwidge Danticat, Kathryn Boo. Lots more . . .

Influences

Virginia Woolf, George Eliot, Toni Morrison, nature, life, my kids, history, newspaper articles, dreams....