Dennis McFarland



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:

October 1:  ONSALE DATE, Nostalgia.
October 2:  Reading and signing, Porter Square Books, with Michelle Blake, 7:00 pm.
           25 White Street, Cambridge, MA
           (617) 491-2220
October 3:  Reading and signing, Longfellow Books, 7:00 pm.
         1 Monument Way, Portland, ME
         (207) 772-4045
October 8:  Reading and signing, Odyssey Bookshop, 7:00 pm.
         9 College Street, South Hadley, MA
         (413) 534-7307
October 12:  Reading and signing, Writers with Drinks, with Adam Johnson, 7:30 pm.
         3225 22nd Street, San Francisco, CA
         (415) 647-2888
October 15:  Reading and signing, Books, Inc., 7 pm.
         Town & Country Village, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
         (415) 643-3400
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
         (617) 244-6619
November 5Authors on Stage, Wellesley College, 9:30 am. 
         Wellesley College Club, 727 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA
         (781) 237-0030
November 7, Reading at Putney Public Library, with Michelle Blake, 7 pm.
         55 Main Street, Putney, VT
         (802) 387-4407

November, 2013:  Review of Nostalgia, by David Goodwillie, in the New York Times Sunday Book Review, Nov. 17, 2013.

      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.
      And my interview with Peter Biello, of Vermont Public Radio. 

      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.

June, 2020: My new story "Alpharetta" is in the Summer issue, 2020, of The American Scholar.

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