Piggy in Heaven: Full Cover Spread

Piggy in Heaven, releasing from Paraclete Press on January 8, 2019, is a story I wrote for my own family when our much-loved guinea pig died. We are a family who knows that love is love, no matter how small and furry the loved one is, and we needed help thinking about our Piggy in…

Illustrating the Story

My three most recent books all needed an illustrator, and I’m still meditating on the complex, enchanting, puzzling experience of watching another human being draw pictures of something I imagined. Here’s what it’s puzzling. All of my stories have an illustrator – inside my head. The story-maker in my brain provides vivid images for every…