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December 2, 2013
I have a story called "The Clearing" in a compilation called Dallas Noir, out from Akashic Books. And here is Nineteen-Eighties Russian Pen Pal.
October 8, 2013
Daily Affirmations for an Owl
October 7, 2013
A real sober article about apartheid.
May 8, 2013
Here is another piece for the Shouts & Murmurs blog: My Wedding Hair.
November 1, 2012
I have a piece up on the New Yorker website. Haunted House-Sitting.
June 10, 2012
Here is an interview I did with musician Adam Brock for Largehearted Boy a few months ago.
November 18, 2011
The Huffington Post UK calls PATTERNS "utterly unputdownable; a fresh, honest and beguiling read by an exciting new talent." Read the full review here.
May 12, 2011
I will be reading from "Patterns," along with Sarah Collins Honenberger, author of "Cather, Caught," this Sunday May 15th at 2:00 at Over the Moon Bookstore in Crozet, Virginia.
March 31, 2011
A great review of Patterns at The Millions.
February 10, 2011
Here I am on Cooking the Books --a great internet cooking and book talk show with Emily Gould.
February 1, 2011
If you are going to AWP or live in the DC area, come to Comet Ping Pong on Thursday night (2/3). I'll be reading with a bunch of other great authors. The event starts at 8.
December 14, 2010
Wonderful news! I'm the recipient of a 2011 Christopher Isherwood fiction grant.
December 9, 2010
Check out this guest post I wrote for Bermudaonion.
December 6, 2010
A nice shout out from the School Library Journal.
December 2, 2010
Check out my contribution to The Millions: A Year in Reading.
December 1, 2010
A very nice review at NewPages.
November 16, 2010
A great review in Style Weekly. Also, I will be reading at Gallery 5 in Richmond, VA this Sunday the 21st at 4:00.
October 25, 2010
My story, "Jeremiah Street Times," is up on FiveChapters.com --a great website that publishes stories in five parts over the course of a week.
October 23, 2010
The Daily Beast calls PATTERNS a "must-read debut." Read the full article here. Also, here is an interview with me in Prime Number Magazine.
October 3, 2010
I'm very excited that PATTERNS is the next book pick for River City Reads--a city wide book club in Richmond, Virginia. If you live in the area, you can buy the novel at Chop Suey Books at a 10% discount.
September 26, 2010
A great review at Fredericksburg.com.
September 22, 2010
I will be reading from PATTERNS at the Iris Magazine fall release party, tomorrow, September 23 at the Women's Center. The event starts at 5:00pm.
September 17, 2010
Dennis Conrow of New Letters on the Air interviewed me about PATTERNS. You can listen to it here until the end of the month.
September 16, 2010
I will be reading at BookCourt in Brooklyn, New York on Wednesday, September 29th at 7pm. See you there!
September 15, 2010
Thanks to the Oxford American for picking PATTERNS as a Scrumptious September Read.
September 10, 2010
Check out my play list for the Largehearted Boy Book Notes series.
September 3, 2010
Forever Young Adult loves The Patterns of Paper Monsters!
August 31, 2010
An article about me in the Fairfax Times.
August 30, 2010
Thanks to bloggers Hair In My Coffee and Bookavore for saying such nice things about the book. I also wanted to mention that I'll be reading at the Barnes and Noble in Fairfax, Virginia, at the Fair Lakes Promenade this Saturday, September 4th at 1:00. If you're in the area, come on out!
August 25, 2010
If you live in Richmond, tune in to 97.3 FM WRIR at noon on Friday for an interview with me on the book discussion show, Wordy Birds. Then, come to my reading at Chop Suey Books the next day! (For those outside the area, the show is streamed live on www.wrir.org)
August 23, 2010
Library Journal calls The Patterns of Paper Monsters a "totally enjoyable debut."
August 16, 2010
Here is an interview with me on the Bomb Magazine Blog.
August 9, 2010
PUBLICATION DAY! Check out my guest blog on the Reagan Arthur Books website. I'll be posting there all week.
August 6, 2010
This is a pretty cool way to go into the weekend--The New Yorker's Book Bench says some very nice things about the novel. Also, here is an article about me in C-Ville Weekly. And thanks to Harvard Book Store for including PAPER MONSTERS in their "Select Seventy" for August.
July 30, 2010
Just a little more than a week to go before the book hits the shelves! I'm looking forward to reading at New Dominion Books here in Charlottesville on August 12 at 5:30. If you're in the area, come on out! I'll also be reading at Chop Suey Books in Richmond, VA on the 28th at 6pm.
June 27, 2010
"With gifts for hyperacute observation and precise metaphor, Rathbone does a good job of capturing the texture of deadly institutional life as lived and voiced by Jacob Higgins, the 17-year-old son of an alcoholic mother with a taste for abusive partners." --Kirkus Reviews
June 9, 2010
Check out this video of me talking about my book, along with Ann Beattie and Mark Edmundson.
May 17, 2010
Publishers Weekly calls my book a "singular debut," and says "Rathbone's extraordinary and imaginative command of language surprises at every turn."
May 13, 2010
Dennis Conrow was kind enough to interview me this morning for the radio show New Letters: On the Air. Stay tuned to find out when it will be on.