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2020 Calendar

*Postponed indefinitely due the coronavirus outbreak*

Boston Vegetarian Society monthly lecture series
Presentation and book signing followed by a vegan buffet
Sunday, March 15, 2020 @ 3PM
Grasshopper, 1 North Beacon St, Allston, MA

Presentation, Q&A, and book signing
Saturday, July 25, 2020 @ 2PM
Whitneyville Cultural Commons, 1253 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT

Links and Such

How to live a life without envy, manage your ego and break out of negative mindsets, Creative Boom, October 2018

The Dedicated Imperfectionist with Heather Demetrios, July 2018

The Main Street Vegan Podcast with Victoria Moran, September 12, 2018. Listen here.

I have two recipes in The Main Street Vegan Academy Cookbook by Victoria Moran and J.L. Fields, on sale December 19, 2017!

The Literary Feasts of Scarlett Thomas on the Main Street Vegan blog, August 22, 2017.

The Main Street Vegan Podcast with Victoria Moran, February 8, 2017. Listen here.

The Dietary Habits of Imaginary People on the Main Street Vegan blog, January 10, 2017.

Publishing U: How to Tell Other Writers You’re Happy For Their Success—and Mean It on The Booklist Reader, December 2016

Lit Thursday: True Crime, Revenge, and Jealousy on Lenny Letter, December 2016

The Modern Girl’s Guide to the Political Apocalypse on Medium, November 2016

Love in an Age of Madness on Medium, November 2016

Life Without Envy on The Donna Seebo Show, November 2016

Morning on the Dock podcast #52 with Elizabeth Duvivier of Squam Art Workshops, November 2016

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Tranquility du Jour #381: Life Without Envy with Kimberly Wilson, October 2016

Local Author offers ‘Ego Management for Creative People’, Philly Voice, October 2016

“A Most Savage Plague”: A Brief Encounter with Literary Envy, Kate Gilbert on Readers Unbound, October 2016

Bile and Begrudgery: How to Break Free of Your Own Bullshit on Medium, October 2016

Creating a Life Without Envy on Dead Darlings, October 2016

6 Ways to Manage Your Ego on Quick and Dirty Tips, September 2016

Here’s to Joy: 7 of the Best Books on Happiness, Signature Reads, September 2016

Why Success is a Crock (and What to Aim for Instead) on Medium, September 2016

Life Without Envy on Bustle’s Must-Read Nonfiction Roundup, September 2016

Why Having My Book Go Out of Print Was a Pretty Great Thing, After All, Publishers Weekly, July 22, 2016

Interview with Dianne Wenz on Bones & All, Chic Vegan, May 2015

Veganism and Personal Evolution on the Main Street Vegan blog, May 12, 2015.

Ten of My Favorite Coming-of-Age Novels in Publishers Weekly, March 20, 2015.

The Writers’ Room is Always Available for Writers to Work, the Boston Globe, March 10, 2015.

the-good-karma-diet-413x620Why We’ll Need Libraries More Than Ever At the End of the World on the Macmillan Library blog, January 2015.

The Food Duo had me on for #VeganFoodChat on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015. We talked about how my “vegan journey” led me to write Bones & All (and whatever else we felt like tweeting about). Replay here.

I’m excited to announce that I’ve written a sidebar for The Good Karma Diet by my teacher Victoria Moran! I co-hosted her Unity Online Radio show on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015. We spoke with Miyoko Schinner, author of Artisan Vegan Cheese (swoon!) and The Homemade Vegan PantryListen here.

Time Travelers Can Also Find Me Here:


With Scott Korb at the New School, NYC, October 27, 2016. Photo by Jennifer Flores.


University Bookstore, Seattle, June 10th 2015, with Stephanie Kuehn and Martha Brockenbrough. Photos thanks to Kristin Foster!


McNally Jackson, NYC, May 6th, 2015 with Nova Ren Suma and Maria Dahvana Headley.

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March 14, 2015: the Bones & All launch at Porter Square Books. Blog recap here.

Hi! I'm Camille. I only write stories that could never ever happen in real life, though I do believe in real-life magic. If we were in the same room I'd fix you a cup of tea, but for now we'll have to settle for a virtual connection. I'm really glad you're here.