Welcome

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I’m teaching a 3-day online writing class
called THE LAST PAGE September 10th-12th.
All about nailing the perfect ending in your short stories.
Click on the image below to find out how to register:
MASK UP!  STAY SAFE!  BE KIND!  VOTE!
(And don’t let the bastards get you down.)
Hello, and thanks for stopping by. I’ve been writing something  for a while now.
In the meantime, here is some not-so-recent news about my most recent book:

THE DREAM LIFE OF ASTRONAUTS
was named one of the best books of 2016 by

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Here are some stories and essays available online:

“Democracy Was”

“Capturing the Soul of Fire Island: Patrick Ryan on the Photography of Koitz”

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Here’s a lighthearted book trailer
(made with the generous help of Hannah Tinti and Frank Cosgriff):

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