I am a writer. My novels include QUEEN CITY JAZZ (a New York Times Notable Book), THE BONES OF TIME (Arthur C. Clarke Award finalist), MISSISSIPPI BLUES (Darrell Lifetime Achievement Award), CRESCENT CITY RHAPSODY (Nebula finalist), LIGHT MUSIC (Nebula finalist), IN WAR TIMES (Campbell Award Winner, and ALA's Best Adult Genre Novel of 2007), and the forthcoming THIS SHARED DREAM.
The first six each received starred reviews from Publisher’s Weekly, Booklist, Kirkus, and Library Journal.
I have also published about thirty short stories and many travel articles. A bibliography, travel pieces, and dedicated pages for each novel are at