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Author Roundtable

Mar.17.2008

Camille Marchetta will join a group of writers in a discussion of their lives and work at Borders, in Fairfield CT. on Wednesday, March 19th, at 7PM. The event will be moderated by Diane DeFonce.

Camille's Latest Blogs

Oct.26.2011 - 1:55 pm
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Thinking it would be easier for him than for me, I asked my very obliging publisher to put my book up on Kindle, and though he always insisted he’d done it, it was never there...
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Sep.09.2011 - 10:29 am
It was in the late 60s that I first went to Italy and by the end of that two week trip I absolutely hated the place.  It was the men, of course.  I was with two...
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May.05.2011 - 2:11 pm
Writing for free was always my favorite thing to do.  If my mother is to be believed, I started when I was three, tapping out stories on my father's old Underwood.  (...
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Aug.14.2009 - 7:53 am
Any thought of heroes, at the moment, immediately conjures up all the usual suspects: "our brave men and women in the armed forces," policemen, firemen, aid workers. And...
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Comments from Camille

Sep.13.2009 - 8:38 pm
In response to: What E-Books Can't Give Us
The first book of poems I ever bought was very old and out of print and inscribed "To Daisy, From Louis, With Love...
Aug.15.2009 - 10:21 am
In response to: KINDLE: The Emerging Elephant in the Room
Or maybe just lazy. I've been thinking for months about getting my book out in a Kindle edition but just keep putting...
Sep.08.2008 - 1:16 pm
In response to: What matters right now
The spark of hope ignited by the Obama campaign seems to be sputtering at the moment.  I certainly feel a black blanket...
Sep.06.2008 - 11:29 am
In response to: Book Fundraiser for Obama
To get Obama elected.  Sending a book is easy!  I'll mail one Monday.
Sep.06.2008 - 11:11 am
In response to: Online Protocol
Absolutely true.  But ... although I think writing a book is its own great reward, it is also wonderful to be read.

Published Reviews

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Sep.26.2008
Published by Mom is Just a Nickname
This book earned a prize for the Eric Hoffer Award for Excellence in Independent Publishing in 2008 and it’s easy to see why. The story is told beautifully, and although it deals...