where the writers are

Favorite Books

Because It Is Bitter and Because It Is My Heart, Book of Ruth, Memoirs of a Survivor, If the Old Could and the Young Would, Drop City, The Woman Warrior, Song of Solomon, Lost Things, Torn by God, Bastard Out of Carolina, The Man Who Loved Children, The Blind Assassin, One Hundred Years of Solitude, An Imaginary Life, The End Game and Other Stories, To the Lighthouse

What I'm Reading

Lost Things

Favorite Authors

Doris Lessing, Joyce Carol Oates, Margaret Atwood, Jane Hamilton, Maxine Hong Kingston, David Malouf, Christina Stead, Toni Morrison, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Borges, Julio Cortazar, Amy Tan, Virginia Woolf

Influences

Many authors whose work has a clear voice. Authors such as Jane Hamilton (The Book of Ruth), Bastard out of Carolina, Angela's Ashes, works by Toni Morrison, Virginia Woolf, and even T.C. Boyle in Drop City.