The Women’s March and the Arts: Benediction for the Artist in a Time of War

Susan DeFHot Season, Protest PoemsLeave a Comment

Yesterday, *rump had his inauguration parade–though not, apparently, the North Korean-style extravaganza he would have preferred, and apparently not the number of attendees he would have preferred either. Today, over 500,000 women are expected to descend upon D.C., and upon cities around the country as well, to protest his policies. Needless to say, it’s strange to be watching all of … Read More

Hot Season, the Southwest Book Tour, 2016

Susan DeFHot SeasonLeave a Comment

My first-ever book tour–celebrating the launch of my debut novel, Hot Season–was a rollercoaster of emotions, from the heights of joy to the depths of despair to the poignant sweetness of nostalgia. What a pleasure it was to connect with old friends, and to explore the vibrant literary culture of the Southwest; what a horrendous time it was to promote … Read More

Hot Season Tour Dates!

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Good people of the Southwest! Next month I’m coming to see you, ready to show off our love child, a.k.a., my debut novel: Hot Season. The following events have been confirmed; more may still be added. Tues., Nov. 8th–Spillers’ Special Election Night Themed Reading (reading series), Venue TBA; Phoenix, AZ Thurs., Nov. 10th–Prescott College: A Literary Legacy (presentation), Prescott College; … Read More