Read about the magical inspiration for Close-Up

My longtime academic home, The Ohio State University, decided I was news.

(My proudest moment here: when Josh Jay is quoted as saying, “What impressed me most of all was how perfectly she captured the kind of dilemmas young, professional magicians face: issues of travel and family and obsession and seeing the world through the lens of magic,” and, “I don’t know where she got that, because those aren’t things that we magicians wear on our sleeves.”