Come one, come all! My biggest solo show to date. Opening reception is Friday, May 15 and the show hangs until Sunday, August 9. Details at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts webpage. Let me know if you have questions.
A darkly insightful evocation of the post-industrial era, Joy, PA tells the story of a family teetering on the precipice of ruin. The Augenbaughs live in a broken and decaying town where the last vestiges of country-club wealth run up against the terrible realities of working-class poverty. Abigail, a fervent believer in the apocalyptic teachings of a radio preacher, is desperate to save her son from Judgment Day as she readies herself for the Rapture—due to arrive in just a few days.
The London Telegraph has deemed The Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Break one of the 10 best food-and-drink books “of all time.” I’m in excellent company. Here’s the link:
I’ve just accepted an offer from Audible.com for an audio edition of my third novel, The Locktender’s House. Details forthcoming…eventually.
I’ve updated the Art Page with a gallery, for my new painting series: Knew Testament. The next phase will take (an indefinite number of) months. My intention is to write a novel in the meantime.