The following books, articles, plays, music, and other resources have greatly influenced my writing over the last three years. Over the coming months, I will add reviews/posts to each, and discuss the impressions they made on my writing.

  • The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers
  • Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson
  • Olive Kitteridge, Elizabeth Strout
  • A Visit from the Good Squad, Jennifer Egan
  • Borrowed Finery, Paula Fox
  • The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls
  • To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
  • The Sound and the Fury, William Faulker
  • The Unquiet Mind, Kay Jamison
  • My Antonia, Willa Cather
  • Pale Horse, Pale Rider, Katherine Ann Porter
  • Atonement, Ian McEwan
  • August: Osage County, Tracy Letts
  • “The Magnetic Character,” Porter Shreve