April, 2012: My short story, “Stateside” has been accepted for publication by The American Scholar. I don’t have a pub date yet but hope it will appear near year’s end.
May, 2012: My wife’s beautiful chapbook of poems is out from Finishing Line Press: Into the Wide and Startling World, by Michelle Blake.
June, 2012: I’m very happy to report that my new novel, Nostalgia, has been purchased for publication by Pantheon Books. I’ll post the pub date when I know it.
December, 2012: The pub date for my new novel, Nostalgia, will be October 1, 2013.
February, 2013: My short story, "Stateside," appears in the current Spring issue of The American Scholar. Also, we have an agreement with Blackstone Audiobooks for an audio version of Nostalgia.
April, 2013: Here's the beautiful jacket for Nostalgia, which many be pre-ordered at Amazon.
May, 2013: Bertrand Brasil will be bringing out a Portuguese version of Nostalgia.
July, 2013: The American Scholar will be publishing my new short story, "Handsome Boy." Publication date to follow.
September, 2013: The audio version of Nostalgia, read unabridged by Sean Runnette, may be viewed here: http://www.downpour.com/nostalgia-1.
October 1: ONSALE DATE, Nostalgia.
October 2: Reading and signing, Porter Square Books, with Michelle Blake, 7:00 pm.
25 White Street, Cambridge, MA
October 3: Reading and signing, Longfellow Books, 7:00 pm.
1 Monument Way, Portland, ME
October 8: Reading and signing, Odyssey Bookshop, 7:00 pm.
9 College Street, South Hadley, MA
October 12: Reading and signing, Writers with Drinks, with Adam Johnson, 7:30 pm.
3225 22nd Street, San Francisco, CA
October 15: Reading and signing, Books, Inc., 7 pm.
Town & Country Village, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
October 19: Presenter, Boston Book Festival.
Copley Square, Boston, MA
October 24: Reading and signing, Newtonville Books, with Paul Harding, 7:00 pm.
10 Langley Road, Newton, MA
November 5: Authors on Stage, Wellesley College, 9:30 am.
Wellesley College Club, 727 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA
November 7, Reading at Putney Public Library, with Michelle Blake, 7 pm.
55 Main Street, Putney, VT
November, 2013: Review of Nostalgia, by David Goodwillie, in the New York Times Sunday Book Review, Nov. 17, 2013. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/17/books/review/nostalgia-by-dennis-mcfarland.html?_r=0
Nostalgia an "Editors' Choice" in fiction, New York Times Sunday Book Review, Nov. 24, 2013.
Nostalgia selected in top 50 best books of 2013, by The Washington Post.
December, 2013: Here's the link to an interview I did with Vick Mickunas, of Book Nook, on WYSO, an NPR affiliate in Ohio. http://wyso.org/post/book-nook-nostalgia-dennis-mcfarland
And my interview with Peter Biello, of Vermont Public Radio. http://digital.vpr.net/post/vt-author-tackles-civil-war-ptsd-nostalgia
My short story, "Handsome Boy," appears in the Winter issue of The American Scholar.
March, 2014: My first five novels have been brought out as eBooks by Open Road Media.
October, 2014: Nostalgia has won the Michael Shaara Prize for Excellence in Civil War Fiction.
March, 2017: My short story "Darkspur" appears in the Spring issue, 2017, of The American Scholar.
June, 2019: My new short story "Bucksaw" is in the Summer issue, 2019, of The American Scholar.