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By ww2bw on January 30, 2015
Wendy J. Fox’s debut The Seven Stages of Anger and Other Stories won the Press 53 award for short fiction, and her stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Washington Square, The Pinch, ZYZZYVA, The Tusculum Review, The Puritan, and many other literary journals. She lives in Denver. You can find out more about Wendy […]
By ww2bw on January 27, 2015
Tara Ison’s memoir released last week from Soft Skull Press to glowing reviews. Tara is also the author of the novels The List; A Child Out of Alcatraz, a finalist for The Los Angeles Times Book Prize; and Rockaway, selected as a 2013 Best Books of Summer by “O” Magazine. Her short fiction and essays have appeared […]
By ww2bw on January 25, 2015
He led a long and storied life. Many of us knew him as mentor, thesis adviser, champion of writers everywhere. And we’re grateful.
By ww2bw on January 23, 2015
Kathy Girsch lives in Oregon with her husband Bill and Murphy, their yellow Lab. A nature lover, creative cook, avid traveler, and international film enthusiast, she counts reading as her number one passion. She has been a nonstop reader all her life, and she was fortunate to have teachers who encouraged her to expand her […]
By ww2bw on January 21, 2015
Deborah Johnson’s first novel, The Air Between Us, received the Mississippi Library Association Award for fiction. She grew up in Omaha, Nebraska, where she attended a Catholic girls’ school. She went on to attend Lone Mountain College, which now forms part of the University of San Francisco. She lived for nearly two decades in Rome, […]
By ww2bw on January 16, 2015
Tara Ison’s memoir, Reeling Through Life: How I Learned to Live, Love, and Die at the Movies, is out this week from Soft Skull Press to glowing reviews. Tara is also the author of the novels The List; A Child Out of Alcatraz, a Finalist for The Los Angeles Times Book Prize; and Rockaway, selected […]
By ww2bw on January 9, 2015
Polly Dugan is the award-winning author of So Much a Part of You, which writer Alan Heathcock said “announces the arrival of a potent and fresh new voice” in fiction. Her second book, The Sweetheart Deal, will be published in May by Little Brown & Company. A former employee of Powell’s Books, she is an alumna […]
By ww2bw on January 7, 2015
Traditionally a time to take stock, organize, and rededicate oneself to priorities, the New Year can also offer reflection on and appreciation for friends—even the paper variety. This personal narration is by Dennis Mathis, who works as a freelance book editor, so please refer writers with money to him. All Time Favorite © Dennis Mathis 2015 […]
By ww2bw on January 1, 2015
Blank slate time, people. A shiny new year to get it right. Why not start with a FREE, never-any-obligation subscription to lit chat fun and a zillion book recs? Here’s a sample.