I took a year off writing to be the CEO of a high tech company. Result?

"Facebook Acquires U.K. Software Startup Monoidics"... Lots more information can be found by clicking here.

||||| Salon featured a story I wrote about being a teenager, having cancer, and Madonna. Original title "Fuck You Seattle" but they changed it to: Desperately Seeking Survival.

||||| Lessons in Taxidermy was on numerous "best of the year" and bestseller lists, nominated for several prizes, and acknowledged as an American Library Association Best Book.

||||| Keynote, Headliner, Readings, Etc:

Accompanied Library, National Arts Club, NYC
Association for Research on Mothering, Toronto
Better Read Than Dead, Chicago IL
Book Expo, Chicago IL
Breeder Tour featuring the Dolly Ranchers, nationwide
Bumbershoot, Seattle
CMJ Music Marathon, NYC
Happy Endings Reading Series, NYC
KGB Reading Series, NYC
Ladyfest Workshops: Olympia, San Francisco, and Seattle
LA Times Festival of Books
Lessons in Taxidermy Tour, nationwide
Mamaphonic Tour, nationwide
NY Writers Coalition Writing Aloud, NYC
Radar Reading Series, San Francisco
Rock & Read, Madison WI
Sister Spit, Seattle
Stumptown Show & Tell, Horse Hospital, London
Writers on the Edge, WA
X Marks the Bokship, London

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