Gallery Reading at Noir at the Bar, Yonder Bar, Hillsborough, NC (Photo Credit: Eryk Pruitt) With S.A. Cosby and Eryk Pruitt at Noir at the Bar, Yonder Bar, Hillsborough, NC Reading at “In the Company of Writer” at the Brandy Bar, Hendersonville, NC With my Robert Morris University Writing Students With Caleb Johnson and M.O. Walsh at Louisiana Book Festival With Frank Bill and Daren Dean at Louisiana Book Festival With Frank Bill and Daren Dean at Louisiana Book Festival Best American Mystery and Suspense 2023 With Ed Karshner, Sarah Rose, and Natalie Sypolt at Lit Youngstown At Lit Youngstown Readers at Robert Morris University, including Jolene McIlwain and Jody DiPerna Reading at Robert Morris University At Tombolo Books with Steph Post Reading at Tombolo Books with Steph Post Shout out in WNC Magazine Carolina Mountain Lit Fest Carolina Mountain Lit Fest Teaching at Carolina Mountain Lit Fest Presenting at Carolina Mountain Lit Fest At Bouchercon, with Sadie Hartmann and Kasey Lansdale At Bouchercon, after our panel. Bouchercon 2023 panel With Mandi Sheffel and Laurel Hightower at Read Spotted Newt At Read Spotted Newt with Laurel Hightower At Carmichael’s Books with J. Todd Scott and Frank Bill At Carmichael’s Books with J. Todd Scott and Frank Bill At Carmichael’s Books with J. Todd Scott and Frank Bill At Union Ave Books, Knoxville, TN At Union Ave Books, Knoxville, TN With author Charles Dodd White, at Union Ave. Books, Knoxville, TN With author Brian Panowich and David Hutchinson (owner) at The Book Tavern, Augusta, GA At The Book Tavern, Augusta, GA With author Laura Leigh Morris, and reader Annissa, at M. Judson Books, Greenville, SC With author Laura Leigh Morris at M. Judson Books, Greenville, SC Reading at Scuppernong Books with Sara Johnson Allen With the delightful Nathan Ballingrud at Malaprop’s Signing books at Malaprop’s during HERE IN THE DARK’s Launch Party Launch Party for HERE IN THE DARK at Malaprop’s with Nathan Ballingrud Launch Party for HERE IN THE DARK at Malaprop’s with Nathan Ballingrud With authors Heather Bell Adams and Gina Heron at Noir at the Bar Noir at the Bar – Yonder Bar – Hillsborough, NC Release Day for HERE IN THE DARK Papercuts Cover Reveal of HERE IN THE DARK Amesville Writers’ Workshop 2023 Amesville Writers’ Workshop 2023 With Ohio Poet Laureate Kari Gunter Seymour at AWW ’23 Amesville Writers’ Workshop ’23 With Ed Karshner and Robert Gipe – planning for Amesville Writers’ Workshop ’23 With Robert Gipe, Karen Salyer McElmurray, and Chris McGinley at ASA 2023 With AWW Founder George Wood at Appalachian Studies Association Conference 2023 With Ace Bogess, Pauletta Hansel, and Marc Harshman at ASA ’23 Reading at ASA ’23 With Wiley Cash at Hub City Delicious Reads 2023 With Pete Farris and Brian Panowich at Dahlonega Lit Fest 2023 Professor Lucas Shotgun Honey bought my short story collection, HERE IN THE DARK Fantastic reading with William R. Soldan at RMU Inaugural Roger Gillan Visiting Writer Look familiar? Look at that pretty sticker! Won Best Debut Novel at the 2020 Indie Book Awards Signing books in my Canadian hometown! Book event in my Canadian hometown! On Wordplay Radio At City Lights with Andrew Clark and Ben Cutler At the launch party for SONGBIRDS AND STRAY DOGS Ma, I’m on NPR! Maybe my first public reading?