Author of Deep Down Dark and the novel The Barbarian Nurseries (both from FSG). UC Irvine professor. Contributing NY Times op-ed writer. Dad.

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@TobarWriter — 3,461 followers, 1,095 tweets

Nov 07, 2017

Apologies to all who know me. I have not become a hermit—I’ve been completing a novel. A solitary, all-consuming task, but very rewarding.

Nov 02, 2017

I am semi-self-consciously trying to be a “tortured artist.” It’s sorta pathetic and fun at the same time.

Oct 13, 2017

@crishenriquez Patience and thoughtfulness are a writer's best defense against cliché. Slow and steady is the path to original work. IMHO.

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