On the Way Down

Tomorrow, March 14, is the book birthday of my debut middle-grade novel Matylda, Bright & Tender, a novel I started in the summer of 2012. I came home one night recently, and there was a box on the dining table, addressed to me. I opened it right away—and inside I found a necklace, with a note from […]


When I think of summer with my family, I think of the things we do every single year and how I love our traditions, especially our end-of-summer Long Beach Island week. We’ve been going to LBI for a decade, and every single year, when we head to the family amusement park, I am nervous that the lizard […]