"Twenty Nine Feet, Eight and a Quarter Inches"
"The day I sold my first novel I was playing golf with three middle-aged Chinese women somewhere near the Throgs Neck Bridge. Over the past two months my book had gone up the chain from my agent to an editor to her boss to her boss’s boss and now, that morning the President of the company was supposed to call with the final verdict. I was sure it would be ‘no’."[Read the rest on The Rumpus!]