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A Triple Knot Page Proofs Off to NYC!

Oh the joy of sending off the page proofs of A Triple Knot, three years in the birthing! The joy and the terror, actually…. As I handed them over to Jim at the FedEx desk I shivered, knowing that somewhere in that 4 pounds… Continue Reading “A Triple Knot Page Proofs Off to NYC!”

A Triple Knot

Yes, I’ve been quiet, but for a good reason. I’m reviewing the copyedit of A Triple Knot and making the last substantive changes–a tense yet exhilarating point in the birthing of a book. I’m reading it aloud to catch infelicitous phrases, inconsistencies, and repetitions.… Continue Reading “A Triple Knot”

Couldn’t resist posting this. Robin Robertson reads “At Roan Head”, his poem that won the Forward prize for a single poem in 2009. Mesmerizing reading! http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/video/2011/dec/20/robin-robertson-at-roane-head-video

Another Much-Maligned Woman Brought to Life

I had the pleasure of reading an advanced copy of Susan Higginbotham’s novel The Queen of Last Hopes this past autumn, and thought I’d share the note I wrote to her editor: From the moment King Henry appears in The Queen of Last Hopes… Continue Reading “Another Much-Maligned Woman Brought to Life”