Jonesboro and Me

Last week, I was fortunate enough to be in Jonesboro, Ark. I say “fortunate” for a number of reasons.

I was in Jonesboro at the invitation of the local public library system, embodied in this instance by Nina Darley, teen librarian and transplanted Brit.1 Nina asked me down to Jonesboro nearly a year ago, and the day had finally come. [Read more…]



  1. Yes, it’s hilarious to hear her British accent among the Southern ones.

My Visit to Joplin, MO

Here’s a nice recap of my visit to Joplin, courtesy of Cari Rerat:

Author visit: Barry Lyga | Rhymes with Carrot.