Smoking Monkeys

Homeless, in the throes of alcoholism, Rick Ewing wrote a virtuosic novella in a New York public library. You can purchase one of 150 printed copies here. More

THE INFLUENCES BEHIND ME

My novel Enigmatic Pilot and the story cycle it’s part of have stirred comparisons with Pynchon, which generally pleases me. But when the book was featured in a course at Seattle University, I was asked some pointed questions by students about who I personally think my river sources are. Here’s how I answered. William Burroughs… More

READING TOUR FOR ENIGMATIC PILOT

My latest novel, ENIGMATIC PILOT comes out on March 22 from Ballantine Books, and I will soon be on tour across America. I look forward to meeting anyone who can make any of these dates. April 8 – San Francisco: Literary Death Match at the Elbow Room in the Mission District, 7PM April 9 –… More