Next week Zazen will be officially released (yes, I know it has been on the shelves since May 1) and I will go to Book Expo America to celebrate, read for strangers, and hang out in the Red Lemonade booth. But I am taking the NY Public library lion with me.
This is what the real lion looks like…
Several months back I wrote that I was planning to get my Library of Congress catalog number tattooed on my arm. And I did! My lion looks like this….
and so while I am nervous and excited about going to BEA and reading in front of strangers and drinking too much coffee, at least I will have an intimidating lion at my side.