The L.A. Weekly on Hot Dish: "Attracting a crowd for a literary event can be tough, but Hot Dish founders Summer Block Kumar and J. Ryan Stradal have found a way to make readings more appetizing: Provide homemade brunch and mimosas."
Time Out Los Angeles enjoys Hot Dish's winning combination of "day drinking, literature and humanitarian work."
An interview on Identity Theory in which I discuss founding and editing The Foghorn
I'm delighted to be on Splitsider's list of The Year's Best Humor Writing.
My story "Address to the Greenville Senior Women’s Club 35th Annual Pedigreed Dog Show by the Mystery Writer H.L. Lemontre " was FictionDaily's short pick of the day, June 2010
Winner of the 2010 storySouth Million Writers Award for short fiction
Included in The Rumpus as one of the "Funny Women of McSweeneys," September 2009
Included in Identity Theory’s “Best of 2006” collection