RED CLOCKS is on Entertainment Weekly's "11 Best First Lines of This Fall's New Books" list.
I'll be moderating a Wordstock panel on obsession, ambition, and being lost, with novelists Jessie Chaffee (FLORENCE IN ECSTASY), Gabe Habash (STEPHEN FLORIDA), and Meg Howrey (THE WANDERERS), November 11, 2017, Portland, OR, time/venue TBA.
I'll be teaching a three-day intensive workshop on the novel at the Tin House Winter Workshop, held at the literary-themed Sylvia Beach Hotel on the Oregon coast, March 2-5, 2018.
I'll be a visiting writer at the Juniper Summer Writing Institute at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, June 17-24, 2018.
RED CLOCKS is on Publishers Weekly's "Top 10 Literary Fiction" list (Fall 2017).
RED CLOCKS at Book Expo 2017: "Among the books at the show being compared to THE HANDMAID'S TALE (and there were a few), one stood out: Leni Zumas’s RED CLOCKS. Lee Boudreaux, who is publishing the debut [sic] novel through her eponymous imprint at Little, Brown, in January, said the book, set in an America where abortion is illegal, is about what it means to be a mother." —Publishers Weekly