I just came back from a fellowship at Metacircle in China. My wife, Lori Ostlund, and I were the first fellows. Metacircle's mission is to promote literature and inter-cultural dialog in China. Here is the link to their website: https://www.facebook.com/metacirclereviews/

 

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NEWS!!! Anne raeff is a finalist for the california book award for fiction!!! 

Reviews:

The San Francisco Chronicle

The Minneapolis Star Tribune

Lambda Literary Review

LA Review of  Books

LA TIMES  

SF Chronicle 100 Best books 

The Millions: Review 

Metacircle: Review in Mandarin                                

 

This out in the Sunday Rumpus: An interview with me by my wife Lori Ostlund

Also see The Jungle Around US through NetGalley here

 

I am excited to announce the following readings for this fall's launch of THE JUNGLE AROUND US:

September 10, 6:30: Rolling Writers Doubles. Lori Ostlund and I read each other's work. 

Rolling Out Cafe, 1722 Taraval, San Francisco.  More info here

 

OCTOBER 5, 7:30 PM: Launch in conversation with Anthony Marra author of A constellation of vital phenomena and the tsar of love and techno

Info here.

Green Apple Books on the Park. 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA

 

 

October 7: A joint reading with my wife, Lori Ostlund author of After the Parade and The Bigness of the world

Copperfield's Books., 140 Kentucky Street, Petaluma, CA

 Bookstore Info here

 

October 11, 7-9 PM: Litquake Panel: "Size Counts: Writers Talk Short Fiction." 

Center for the Book, 375 Rhode Island Street, San Francisco

Info here

 

 

October 13, 7:30 PM

Why There are Words.  Studio 333333 Caledonia Street in Sausalito, CA. 

Info here

 

 

October 19, 7:30 PM

Pegasus Books, Berkeley. 2349 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA

Info here

 

The Wiegand Gallery on the Notre Dame de Namur campus as part of their campus reading series. 1500 Ralston Ave, Belmont, CA 94002

Info here

 

October 27, 7:30 PM

Mrs. Dalloway's, 2904 College Avenue, Berkeley, CA

INFO HERE.

 

November 3: Lori Ostlund AUTHOR OF AFTER THE PARADE AND THE BIGNESS OF THE WORLD and I will be In Conversation with Christine Sneed, author of The virginity of famous men 

Women and Children First5233 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60640

Bookstore Info here

 

November 5, 3 PM: Lori Ostlund AUTHOR OF AFTER THE PARADE AND THE BIGNESS OF THE WORLD and I will be in conversation with Rebecca Makkai author of Music for Wartime.

The Bookstall at Chestnut Court,  811 Elm Street, Winnetka, IL, 

Bookstore Info here

November 7, 7-8 PM reading with Martin Hyatt

Dog Eared Books in the Castro, 489 Castro, SF 94114, Bookstore info here

November 10, 7:30 PM: Lori Ostlund AUTHOR OF AFTER THE PARADE AND THE BIGNESS OF THE WORLD and I will be in conversation with Jan Ellison, author of the bestselling book, A Small Indiscretion: Kepler's Books. 1010 El Camino Road, Menlo Park, CA 94015 

November 17, A JOINT READING WITH LORI OSTLUND AUTHOR OF AFTER THE PARADE AND THE BIGNESS OF THE WORLD, 7:30 PM Notre Dame de Lamur University

December 3, 6-8 PM: BABYLON SALON. THE ARMORY CLUB, 1799 MISSION STREET, SAN FRANCISCO, CA  SERIES INFO HERE