Sorry it has been quiet here

I have a new site, related to Neverhome, coming so please stay tuned for info about that launch.

La Benevola is out in Spain.

With Blackie Books: getting some nice blog attention including a best book of the year nod from Enrique Vila-Matas.

Kind One a Pen Usa Finalist

In addition to being a finalist for the Pen/Faulkner and winner of an Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Fiction, Kind One has just been named a finalist for the Pen USA Literary Award in Fiction.  Congratulations to Ramona Ausubel who was the winner.

Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards!

Thrilled to be a recipient of an Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Fiction!

I will be in Cleveland for the Award Ceremony on the 12th and for a Cuyahoga Public Library event on the 11th.  Details here on my events page.



Chatto not Hogarth!

I previously posted that Hogarth would be publishing Neverhome in the UK.  In fact, it is Chatto.  Couldn’t be happier!

A Bottle of Water in Brazzaville

An essay I wrote, “A Bottle of Water in Brazzaville”, is in today’s New York Times Opinionator .

New Novel, Neverhome, to be published by Little Brown

Delighted that my next novel, Neverhome, will be published in the States by Little Brown and Co.  Chatto will publish it in the UK.  Stayed tune for news about foreign rights, including Germany, Italy and France.

Rumpus review of Kind One.

By J.A. Tyler.  It’s a very positive one.


I talk Kind One with Rachel Cole Dalamangas here.

Kind One a finalist for the Pen/Faulkner

Kind One has been named one of five finalists for the Pen/Faulkner award.  Details here.