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meredith-baxter's picture
Dec.09.2013
“I remember Sarah asking me, when I’d just begun therapy with her, what I looked for in a man.  After a few moments of silent, tense deliberation I had it.  ‘Hair,’ I blurted. ‘He has to have hair.’” Meredith Baxter is a beloved and iconic television actress, most well-known for...
renee-swindle's picture
Nov.12.2013
When you’re in trouble and sinking fast, whom do you call? Piper Nelson is stuck. She can’t quite stay away from the husband she divorced. She isn’t always attentive to the high school students she teaches. And even she admits that she’s been drinking too much and seeking out unsuitable men....
suzanne-kamata's picture
Nov.04.2012
Rendered with tenderness, humor, and an insider's knowledge of contemporary Japan, Losing Kei is the story of a love affair between and American expatriate artist and a tradition-bound Japanese family man. Melding the off-kilter cultural  misunderstandings of Lost in Translation with the...
andrew-porter's picture
Sep.16.2012
“Andrew Porter is a born storyteller . . . He makes his own space instantly and invites you in. Hats off!”  —Barry Hannah   From a commanding new voice in fiction comes a novel as perceptive as it is generous: a portrait of an American family trying to cope in our world today, a story...
stacy-juba's picture
Feb.24.2012
Head-to-Head, Skate-to-Skate, It's Winner Takes All! What might have been a dream come true has turned into a nightmare. Brad's twin brother T.J. has gotten himself out of the fancy prep school his father picked for him and into the public high school Brad attends. Now T.J., the bright light in...
pamela-steele's picture
Jan.06.2012
Paper Bird is  my first full-length book of poetry, though I previously published a chapbook of poems, Other Rivers, Distant Songs (Spring Tree Press, 1997).   "Steele transforms the ordinary--cupping moments like sourcce of light in the palms of her hands. Here, she...
jessica-anya-blau's picture
Jan.04.2012
There is nothing like ten days with one's family to bring forth old obsessions and childhood memories.  When Anna, Portia and Emery’s mother, Louise, suffers a massive heart attack, the three grown children return to California to be with their parents.  Anna, once certain that her...
anjuelle-floyd's picture
Nov.03.2011
What would you do if you learned the person you were divorcing is dying? For Anna Manning the answer involves more than just taking care of her husband.The marriages and intimate relationships her four adult children have with their spouses and significant others thread into her decision as her...
rob-loughran's picture
Jul.08.2011
The weekly poker game was at Bob’s but he had to baby sit his six year old twin boys.  Before they could even deal Bob was off to the other room three times.  He returned and another racket ensued.  So Randy said, “I’ll take care of it.”  Randy returned and there was silence for an hour. Bob said...
linda-radke's picture
Jun.28.2011
           'MY BONUS MOM!'CHANGES THE WAY KIDS SEE STEPPARENTS             Children's fairytales and movies often give stepparents a bad rap, shuttering their minds to the wonderful things an additional parent can bring into their lives before they even have a chance to consider the positive...