Books

The Usual Mistakes

These characters may be the usual suspects, making the usual mistakes, but their stories are not the usual fare. Populated by pretenders, ex-cons, and wannabes who bend the rules, break the law, and risk everything to salvage their own hearts, the twelve stories in The Usual Mistakes lead readers into a world where betrayal is just a beginning. Read more…

 

It’s Not Going to Kill You, and Other Stories

Forthcoming from the University of Nebraska Press in fall, 2013, It’s Not Going to Kill You and Other Stories is inhabited by characters who are rabblerousers in their own quiet lives, fighting against the roles prescribed to them as mothers and fathers, sons and daughters, wives and husbands. Read more…