Wednesday, January 18, 2012

The Browser interview

The literary website the Browser asked me to pick my five favorite Las Vegas books, focusing mostly on nonfiction titles. Here are my choices:

http://thebrowser.com/interviews/matthew-o’brien-on-las-vegas

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Grad school update

So, I applied to six MFA creative writing programs: Iowa, Texas, UC Irvine, UNLV, Washington and Arizona. In the spring, I’ll know where I got in and what funding is available, and I’ll go from there. Very excited about the prospects!

I’ll keep you updated, of course.

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Fade Sag Crumble makes top-10 list

A month after The Guardian included Fade Sag Crumble on its Ten of the Best Books Set in Las Vegas list, Chuck Twardy of the Las Vegas Weekly named it one of the top-ten books of 2011. Yeah, it’s number 10, but still …

http://www.lasvegasweekly.com/news/2011/dec/29/2011-year-review-books-strip-and-sports/