NEA Big Read

As I was saying ...

One of the million amazing things that happens when the NEA pulls your book out of the pile and puts it on the BIG READS shelf is you get an official NEA caricature. How cool is that? I love what they did with me and Into the Beautiful North: you can see the Cine Pedro Infante and The Magnificent Seven, the trek to Kankakee, the border fence. My giant forehead.

Book club members have been some of my most enthusiastic and careful readers. I’m thrilled to share my work with you, answer your questions and tell you some of the stories behind the stories. This is our spot, just for us. Here, we can chat:  If I’m nearby, I’ll come and visit your club. Otherwise, we can Skype, talk over the phone or email. Sometimes, I’ll send surprises or hold contests.

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