Hello, yes, I — and How to Set Yourself on Fire — will be at AWP in Portland this month and I would love to say hello and share some pleasantries or get super weird, whatever. Here's where you can find me: BOOKFAIR AWP Portland Conference Bookfair: I will likely be lurking at the Ayahuasca Publishing Table and … Continue reading Heck yes I will be at AWP 2019 in Portland
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This last December, the same week advance review galleys were landing in mailboxes, my in-laws' house burned to the ground in the Ventura county Thomas Fire. I think even without my novel being titled what it is, I would have found it troubling to sift through the ashes of their house, picking up charred books … Continue reading Craft essay at Literary Hub: on fire, loss, and writing.
Hey it's a book release party for Julia Dixon Evans's debut novel, HOW TO SET YOURSELF ON FIRE. Readings and books and signings and drinks and food and stuff. --- HOW TO SET YOURSELF ON FIRE: BOOK RELEASE PARTY MAY 8th, 2018 - 8 PM STARLITE SAN DIEGO 3175 INDIA ST (21+) --- ABOUT HOW … Continue reading How To Set Yourself on Fire: Book Launch Party
(Keep an eye on the EVENTS page for updates). SAN DIEGO BOOK LAUNCH Tuesday, May 8th @ 8 PM @ Starlite LOS ANGELES: In Conversation with Jim Ruland Wednesday, May 9th @ 7:30 PM @ Skylight Books SAN DIEGO: with Tessa Fontaine and Ryan Bradford Friday, May 11th @ 7 PM @ Mysterious Galaxy SAN … Continue reading How to Set Yourself on Fire: a Book Tour
So happy to see How to Set Yourself on Fire in the Sunday San Diego Union-Tribune Spring Arts Preview! You can read it online here! http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/entertainment/books/sd-et-spring-arts-books-dixon-20180325-story.html Q: How has living in San Diego influenced your debut novel? A: San Diego is fundamental to this book. I’ve lived here since I was 11 years old, and I’m still always unsettled … Continue reading Featured in the Union-Tribune Spring Arts Preview
Today is the day that Dzanc Books sent the galley files to the printer, and today is the day that we revealed the book cover and opened up for pre-orders online. What a day. PRAISE FOR HOW TO SET YOURSELF ON FIRE “How to Set Yourself on Fire is a family mystery that slowly reveals itself, … Continue reading A book cover! Pre orders! Blurbs! HOW TO SET YOURSELF ON FIRE is looking v real.