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By ww2bw on April 27, 2012
Matthew O’Brien is an author and journalist who’s lived in Las Vegas since 1997. His first book, Beneath the Neon: Life and Death in the Tunnels of Las Vegas, chronicles his adventures in the city’s underground flood channels. His second book, My Week at the Blue Angel: And Other Stories from the Storm Drains, Strip […]
By ww2bw on April 26, 2012
Who better to review Robley Wilson’s short story collection than master of the form Anthony Bukoski? Here’s the review from yesterday’s Minneapolis Star Tribune.
By ww2bw on April 20, 2012
Harvey Freedenberg practices intellectual property law and litigation with a Harrisburg, Pennsylvania law firm. In 2000, he took a six-month sabbatical from his law practice and studied creative writing with novelist Susan Perabo at his alma mater, Dickinson College. Four of his short stories have won prizes, and he has written an as yet unpublished […]
By ww2bw on April 19, 2012
Dan Guenther is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the author of four novels, most recently Glossy Black Cockatoos, the 2010 Colorado Authors’ League award selection for genre fiction. His collection of selected poems, The Crooked Truth, is the 2011 Colorado Authors’ League poetry award winner. This poem is Dan’s response to Eric‘s question about […]
By Eric on April 18, 2012
Clothing and the Creative Process By Eric Olsen One of the nice things about writing is that it’s a private act, and so you can usually wear whatever you damn well please while you do it. For me, that usually means blue jeans and a T-shirt, plus a sweater or two since my office is […]
By ww2bw on April 16, 2012
The Death of William Gay By Ross Howell Ross Howell followed a career in academic fund-raising, public relations, book publishing, and marketing after receiving his MFA at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in 1978. He’s now freelancing non-fiction and fiction, and teaching at Elon University. He lives in Greensboro, NC, with his wife, Mary Leigh, English […]
By ww2bw on April 13, 2012
Ryan Schneider asked a bunch of questions, splashed the answers across a black background, and put Eric in the Author Spotlight. Very cool.
By ww2bw on April 13, 2012
Harrison Solow has been honoured with multiple awards for her literary fiction, nonfiction, cross-genre writing, poetry and professional writing, most notably winning the prestigious Pushcart Prize in 2008. A sought-after writer and strategic consultant of rare experience, her work spans Hollywood, Academia, Business, Law and Literature. Dr. Solow is one of the two best-selling University […]
By Eric on April 11, 2012
Should a Writer Reply to a Bad Review? By Eric Olsen Continued from The Writer/Editor Collaboration. I figured from the title of Arthur Krystal’s piece, “Should Writers Reply to Reviews?” that he was going to discuss Helen Vendler’s delightfully nasty review of The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Poetry, edited and with an intro by our […]
By ww2bw on April 10, 2012
We’re competing for the Independent Book Blogger Award in the Publishing Industry category. Full disclosure: It’ll take you a minute. If you haven’t already, you’ll need to register on Goodreads. But it’s free and you’ll get to hang out in BOOK CENTRAL, and best of all, you’ll earn our eternal gratitude. Oh please, oh please?!