Yearly Archives: 2013

Party Girls in December Issue of Ellery Queen

I originally wrote this story in connection to Rockstar’s LA Noire video game, then decided to write another, which is the one Rockstar ran a couple of years ago in conjunction with the video games premier. Recently, I looked at the story again and decided Read more…

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WORD Books in Greenpoint Hosts The Marijuana Chronicles

Thanks to WORD Books in Greenpoint, Brooklyn for being an excellent host to The Marijuana Chronicles. Great readings by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, Dean Haspiel, Amanda Stern, Thad Ziolkowski and Jan Heller Levi.  

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Crime Fiction Academy Kicks-off with Karin Slaughter

Enjoy a glass of wine while you meet & hear Karin Slaughter talking about her craft, her new novel “Unseen” and the things that have made her one of the most successful thriller writers today. CRIME FICTION ACADEMY kicks off with bestselling author KARIN SLAUGHTER Read more…

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“Picasso Baby” or Pop Meets Performance (and Guess Who Wins?)

Pop. Of course. How could it not? I mean Jay Z versus Marina Abramovic? Gimme a break. Though their stare contest is pretty amusing. And it was kind of genius to have her in the mix: performance meets performance! I could kick myself for not Read more…

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Vintage Magazine Quarterly – Visual Essay

I’m very proud to be part of the 4th issue of Vintage Magazine, the brainchild of Ivy Baer Sherman, and the most glorious, beautiful and amazing magazine (so much more than that; think, ART), modeled after the brilliant and short-lived Flair Magazine of the early Read more…

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Hightimes – Cannabis Compendium – Review of Marijuana Chronicals

Stop the presses. I know you’re not going to believe it but it’s official: Hightimes reviewed The Marijuana Chronicles in their September Issue. Never thought I’d see my name in High Times. Who says you can’t surprise an old dog?!  

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Favorite First Lines in the Atlantic Monthly

Joe Fassler of the Atlantic Monthly asked me, along with 21 other writers, for our favorite first line of a novel. I have more than one but chose my all time favorite. You will have to skim down (I think it’s alphabetical) to find mine. Read more…

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Summer Events and Readings Coming Up

These are the upcoming reading events for the launch of my new anthology The Marijuana Chronicles by Akashic Books. 1. Tuesday, June 25 – 7-9pm, St Marks Bookshop, 31 3rd Avenue, NYC (212) 260-7853 *program starts @ 7:30 2. Sunday, August 4 – 4pm, Spotty Read more…

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“The Peyote Factory” Short Story on Akashic Books

Today, my short story “The Peyote Factory” inaugurates Akashic Book’s “Thursdaze” Check it out on the Akashic Books Website.         The Peyote Factory By Jonathan Santlofer I always told myself that I’d never use anything stronger than pot. I was a middle-class Read more…

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“Talking Images” Panel Discussion – Tang Museum of Art – Skidmore College

“Talking Images” – Panel Discussion: Words in a work of art and the power of a word to create an image in writing. Where: The Tang Museum 815 North Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY – Part of Skidmore College Summer Program When: July 18, Reception 5:30-6:00, Read more…

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