“It is dangerous and illegal to walk on the highway.”
—Quote from the Michigan driver’s ed manual 
I grew up in Detroit, Motor City, and so my delight in carless transportation has always seemed a bit perverse. But anybody who is a writer knows the feeling. What we do might not be dangerous or illegal, but it can sometimes look a little crazy from the outside.


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Review of The Girls of Usually by Lori Horvitz

Book Review of a memoir in essays about coming of age as a lesbian

When I say Horvitz is funny, I don’t just mean she is witty or playful with words or cleverly amusing (though she is those things, too). I mean she is David Sedaris-level funny, especially when she writes about her early youth

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Book Review of After Visiting Friends by Michael Hainey

Book Review in The Nervous Breakdown

Book review

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Review of Kids These Days by Drew Perry

Book review featured January 16, 2014
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Review of Praying Drunk by Kyle Minor

Book review featured in Fiction Writers Review, February 10, 2014
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Review of Red Sky in Morning by Paul Lynch

Book review featured in Fiction Writers Review, December 5, 2013
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Review of The World of a Few Minutes Ago by Jack Driscoll

Published in The Nervous Breakdown, March 2012
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Review of New Stories from the Midwest edited by Jason Lee Brown and Jay Prefontaine

Published in in Mid American Review, Spring 2012 (available in print only)
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Review of Stone Arabia by Dana Spiotta

Published in The Nervous Breakdown, October 2011

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