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milton-davis's picture
Nov.25.2008
Over thirty years ago my college English instructor asked that I stop by her office after class. We had recently finished an essay assignment which I had done rather well. I walked into her office and she asked what was my major. Chemistry, I replied. She took off her glasses and said, 'What are...
teryl-s-cartwright's picture
Nov.06.2008
I've been diverted by other novel events, but back to my own.  It's almost a letdown after watching so much politics.  The weight of history is heavy and I wonder now how it's carried.  We write weighty words, measured for effect, launched like catapults into other hands.  During this past...
elaine-deyo's picture
Oct.22.2008
 I am soon, within a matter of a week or two, making my new book, Designer Pies, available on lulu.com. I have only a few important pages to add, and I have the tapestry for the cover image to finish. I have put my introduction to the book below. I welcome comments, solicit them in fact, on the...
jason-erik-lundberg's picture
Oct.13.2008
A couple of months ago, Two Cranes Press (run by myself and Janet Chui) released A Field Guide to Surreal Botany, an anthology of fictional plant species that exist beyond the realm of the real, with contributions from Jay Lake, Eric Schaller, Darja Malcolm-Clarke, Ben Peek, Victoria Elisabeth...
rosy-cole's picture
Sep.10.2008
ENGLISH LANGUISH (Revised title for inclusion in THE TWAIN, POEMS OF EARTH AND ETHER, 2012.)      My Dad was one of those you cite Correcting syntax as of right 'A great big meany' to the core He put construction to the fore The spirit of the piece was lost And in the basket ended tossed...
sandra-fuhringer's picture
Sep.06.2008
 REVIEW   Months and Seasons by Christopher Meeks   Fiction short stories, paperback 170 pgs   White Whisker Books, Los Angeles                                                                                                                          This is Christopher Meeks second book of short...
julianna-baggott's picture
Aug.14.2008
I have a blog that I write under my pen name Bridget Asher. She writes about MY life -- which is fine because we are the same person. Visit the blog. For Q and A's, review copy requests, readings (as Julianna Baggott), author visits (as N.E. Bode), book club meetings (with Bridget Asher, perhaps...
christopher-meeks's picture
Aug.01.2008
  I'm new to Redroom, and I'm still learning the ropes here.  I'm best known for my short fiction, and my newest book, Months and Seasons, came out six weeks ago.  I now happen to be madly reworking and polishing my first novel, The Brightest Moon of the Century, whose publication date of March 7...
susan-wiggs's picture
Jul.31.2008
Here’s a beautiful reissue of fan favorite Summer by the Sea, a novel about food, family and second chances. It’s the beginning of another season in the seaside resort town of Winslow, Rhode Island, and Rosa Capoletti is given the chance to rediscover the pleasures of love and laughter, food and...
diane-chamberlain's picture
Jul.10.2008
I'd almost forgotten. During the last few of months, I wrote all the material for a new website, worked with the site designers, set up a new blog and dealt with all the resulting snags, helped create a book trailer, traveled for signings, visited bookstores for stock signings, did the revisions...