P1000797I’m a writer and editor and specialize in reviewing books written for adults and writing educational standards-based books and articles for kids and teens. My work has been published in The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post Book World, Chicago TribuneSan Francisco Chronicle, Bookforum, The Oregonian, Publishers Weekly, and other publications.


Author Interview: R.O. Kwan & Garth Greenwell

“…For any connoisseur of BDSM – which can include erotic bondage, discipline, submission and other forms of sexual role playing – or person who favors non-traditional sex, such depictions of kink are not only too contrived, milquetoast or emotionally barren, they’re also incredibly shortsighted.

That’s where Kink comes in. This provocative, scintillating collection of literary fiction edited by R.O. Kwon (The Incendiaries) and Garth Greenwell (Cleanliness) gives kinky sex its due…”

Fiction Review: On the Rooftop by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

“…In Margaret Wilkerson Sexton’s showstopper of a third novel, On the Rooftop, this theme is explored with compassion, clear-eyed perception and been-around-the-block delivery. And when placed within the context of racial segregation and prejudice in midcentury America, the results are soul-shaking…”