“The literary equivalent of a summer night, a good friend and a gin-and-tonic: Shannon is a deft writer; a natural storyteller with a wicked turn of phrase and frighteningly specific memory...”

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Utah is Dry no More and Jack Nicholson Might Show up in my Hotel Room

All I really seem to crave right now is some warm milk and a Thai caning. Neither of which I am capable of purloining in The Peery Hotel aka The Overlook Hotel in The Shining. I may not survive the night.

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In Utah I’m an Alcoholic

Utah is beautiful. It has a gorgeous snow-peaked mountain range, a moonscape salt lake basin, Mormons who raise big families with well-mannered kids and a plethora of temples with the Angel Moroni blowing his golden trumpet on top. Hello Handsome!

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