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What It’s Like to Read at Powell’s

This essay is a more personal response to our Jan. 7 Brave on the Page eventĀ at Powell’s City of Books. I close my eyes. The lighting is that good golden light, the kind of evening glow that’s hard to photograph, … Continue reading

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Quick: How Do You Handle Nerves?

I’m getting surprisingly nervous today, as we approach this evening’s Powell’s reading. I’ve read in public before–not tons of times, but enough to know I can get up on stage, or behind the podium, look out at friends and family … Continue reading

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