On Chekhov at the EQMM Blog

At Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine‘s blog Something Is Going to Happen, I wrote about the genesis of my story “We Are All Strangers Here” in the magazine’s September/October issue, which went on sale last week. My essay, “When Strangers Meet,” writes about the connections between Anton Chekhov’s story “In the Cart” and my own new tale—stories linked by George Saunders’ exquisite craft book A Swin in a Pond in the Rain.

Read my essay here.