I’m not inclined to write about myself, but book publicity often calls for it. When I published The Hidden Light of Northern Fires, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution asked me to write a piece about my childhood and […]
One of my favorite writing projects was a series I did for The Bitter Southerner. I went out on book tour and drank bourbon in each town with a different writer. It was hard […]
I grew up a vinyl junkie, listening to all the hard rock bands teenage boys listened to in the 80s. Then I happened on a John Hiatt record, and I was transformed. I listen to […]
I wrote this piece for the now-defunct AJC Travel magazine. I adore this part of the world and I can’t imagine a better gig than being a full-time travel writer.
Legendary Australian songwriter Paul Kelly is one of my favorite musicians, but he’s not well known in the U.S. When he released a project documenting an unusual concert series, I reviewed it for Paste Magazine […]