South African writer Leena Naidoo recently reached out to ask me some questions about writing and life. Our interview (link here) is now live. Leena is a skilled author of both novels and short stories–her work is worth checking out!
I got the call while sleep deprived and on the road. Actually checked my call log the next day to make sure it was real, and it’s official–my short story “Möbius” won third place in Writers of the Future!
The prize money is significant, but that’s far from the most valuable thing the contest Continue reading
Okay, so I’m a bit late to this party. This piece appeared in January, before this site was born. But the story is one of my favorites, so I’m going to post retroactively.
The idea for this piece came while working on a team of arborists hired to remove an enormous apple tree whose, rotted, hollow trunk had become home to a honeybee colony. Continue reading