Reading from siberian exile

 The Bookworm, Omaha, June 2018


laughter with my hosts

Omaha, June 2018

Signing books, Siberian exile

AWP, Tampa 2018


Reading from siberian exile

UBC, Okanagan, 2018


Julija Šukys, 2016

Photo by Shane Epping

Ona ŠimaitĖ’s street in Vilnius.

Check out Epistolophilia for more about the street’s namesake.


Preparing Epistolophilia for Translation

Here’s Xlendi the sheltie helping me go through my archives, looking for an elusive citation.

Photo on 2-23-15 at 1.09 PM #2


Lions in Winter Literary Festival

Eastern Illinois University, Charleston IL, January 30 & 31, 2015

Here’s the writerly gang for dinner.


Epistolophilia Reading and Signing

Assumption College, Worcester MA, January 22, 2013

Discussion during the Q&A.


A huge crowd at Assumption. They were sitting on the floor!


Epistolophilia Reading and Signing

Westmount Public Library, October 10, 2012

Signing books.


Montreal Launch of Epistolophilia

Paragraphe Books, June 7, 2012

Signing books at Librairie Paragraphe in Montreal.



Paragraphe Books, June 7, 2012

My 5-year-old immortalizes the cheese at the launch. “I couldn’t take the food home, so I took a picture instead.”

Reading from Epistolophilia.

Sebastian’s impression of the discount table at Paragraphe.

Reading from Epistolophilia at Paragraphe Books.

Signing and chatting at Paragraphe Books. You can just see the neck of Carlos’s guitar. The jazz was wonderful.