As It Is On Earth
News and Gossip:
March 2021: Are you curious about my new novel? Me too. Very soon now. Tentatively titled “The Door-Man,” you can read a short excerpt featuring one of the main characters below:
Aug. 2015: Are you curious about other architects who write fiction?…Architectural Record was, and I was tapped to weigh in on a couple of architects turned novelists.
Architects Telling Tales
Dec. 2014: If you are in (or going to) London, be sure to see the ‘Small Stories’ Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The Kaleidoscope House which I designed with artist Laurie Simmons is prominently featured.
Victoria and Albert Museum
March 2014: If you are aware of/interested in the Museum of Modern Art vs. American Folk Art Museum debacle, you can read my take from the March 2014 Issue of the Brooklyn Rail
Heading west on Sept. 16th for a month to a Ucross Foundation Residency thanks to 2013 PEN/Hemingway honor!
AIIOE receives 2013 PEN/Hemingway Award (Honorable Mention) for Literary Excellence in Debut Fiction
PEN/ New England
Pictures of the Event at the JFK Library on March 24, 2013
AIIOE nominated for the 2013 Pushcart Prize
Books, Personally, 12.1.12
Absolutely lovely and perceptive review of AIIOE…how did she find her way inside my head?!
The East Hampton Star 11.29.12
Cute comparison to Uncle Pete – long, patrician face…?
The Red Weather Review, 11.24.12
No review, but I’m pleased that the RWR took notice and posted the Met Magazine Q & A
The Camden Herald, 11.10.12
Book Talk at The Owl & Turtle Bookshop, Camden, Maine
The Tottenville Review
A killer (in a good way) review, hot off the press
The Podcasts of the October 4th Panel Discussion at Parsons with Susan Szenasy, editor of Metropolis Magazine; Joseph Salvatore (To Assume A Pleasing Shape); and professor Alan Bruton are now online
Part 1: Themes
Part 2: 1st Reading
Part 3 (1 of 3): Panel Discussion
Part 3 (2 of 3): Panel Discussion
Part 3 (3 of 3): Panel Discussion
Part 4: 2nd Reading
Reading, interview and discussion on WGXC Radio
The Monday Afternoon Show with Sara Kendall
Newsmaker: Architectural Record
“…descriptions of people and places are memorable. The way you deal with Time seems architectural…”
AR published their interview in the October issue…page 38
“As It Is on Earth, Peter Wheelwright’s debut novel, is among the richest – and most challenging – novels I have read in a long while…”
I’ll take the rise to challenges. Here’s the link to Book Chase’s review
The Princeton Alumni Weekly
For all my fellow Princeton pals out there; particularly the architecture school grads…an after life is possible:
Here’s the link to (perhaps) why I chose orange for the book’s cover..?
The Patch Network, New London
For all of the dwellers along the Thames River. The one in New London, not Old London…
Here’s the link to my conversation w/ the Patch Network
The New School_NEWS
Poking fun at academic life and career changes.
Here’s the link to more “This I believe…”
Hmm…Not sure what to think about being a ‘news maker’…More designing stories rather than buildings.
Here’s the link to my conversation with Jayne Merkel of Architectural Record
The Brooklyn Rail
Good for The Brooklyn Rail: following me into the philosophical deep end…
Here’s the link to my chat with Scott Cheshire
And in Metropolis Magazine…
A nice discussion relating fiction writing to architecture conducted in Susan’s inimitable way.
Here’s the link to my chat with editor Susan Szenasy
And yet another in The Litchfield County Times
A…ahem,’noted’ cultural family described.
Here’s the link to my chat with the Times
Nice interview in The Rural Intelligence
Comprehensible to Urban Intellectuals as well…
Here’s the link to my chat with former NY Magazine design editor Marilyn Bethany