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Feb.06.2011 - 1:14 pm
posted by Cheryl L Snell
We drown in the details— what to bring to potluck, where to meet for coffee. There’s a Starbuck’s on the corner where we once sold lemonade, our homemade sign coming apart in an attic somewhere. We...
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Nov.09.2011 - 5:24 pm
posted by Erica Jong, Ph.D.
"At the time I wrote Fear of Flying," recalls Erica Jong, "there was not a book that said women are romantic, women are intellectual, women are sexual—and brought all those things together."...
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Aug.19.2011 - 1:42 pm
posted by Larry R. Smith
Here a short poem video I've made this day to share. It uses my poem WALKING A FIELD INTO EVENING which has been printed in several places, most recently in Yoga International magazine. Peace
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Apr.08.2011 - 12:06 pm
posted by Deborah Santana
Strand Book Store, New York- February 23, 2011
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Aug.03.2009 - 8:46 am
posted by John Y. Cole
Confessions of a Loyal Librarian Redroom.com presents exclusive video of John Y. Cole, a historian of the Library of Congress and founding director of its Center for the Book. John has worked at the...
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Dec.29.2010 - 9:43 pm
posted by Salman Rushdie
Celebrated author Salman Rushdie talks to NDTV's Barkha Dutt on his latest book Luka and the Fire of Life. Rushdie says his new book is a product of the strong desire of his younger son Milan.
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May.30.2011 - 2:33 pm
posted by Andrew Q Lam
Andrew Lam reads his essay, "Afghanistan Can't Wash Away Vietnam" from "New California Writing" - an anthology of writing about California by Californian Writers. He is the author of East Eats West:...
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Nov.28.2010 - 4:29 pm
posted by Midge Raymond
A cautionary tale about husband-and-wife authors, "Love in the Time of Amazon.com," by John Yunker and Midge Raymond. And a book trailer (of sorts) for The Tourist Trail by John Yunker and Forgetting...
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Jul.25.2012 - 12:36 pm
posted by China Galland
Resurrecting Love: The Cemetery That Can Heal a Nation documents the powerful racial conflict over the right to visit cemeteries and to know your ancestors.  This work in progress follows two...
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May.31.2013 - 10:57 pm
posted by John Cepelak
A video with period photographs of the Prologue from "Lincoln and Booth", an American grand opera in two acts, music by John Cepelak, libretto and book by Christina Rose as produced by Golden Gate...
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May.31.2013 - 12:58 pm
posted by Andrew Q Lam
Andrew Lam is an editor with New America Media and the author of Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora and East Eats West: Writing in Two Hemispheres. His...
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May.28.2013 - 6:31 pm
Author Carol Denise Mitchell has been through a lot. Life has not been easy for the writer many will never know. With a heart made of pure gold, the pain from Carol's abusive childhood is still an...
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May.24.2013 - 2:35 pm
posted by Jodi Bowersox
Short trailer for The Stubborn Princess
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May.24.2013 - 1:28 am
posted by Pauline Rowson
Pauline Rowson, the author of the DI Andy Horton series of police procedural mystery crime novels set in Portsmouth and the Solent area of England, and of fast-paced thrillers, talks to Tony Smith...
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May.22.2013 - 3:09 pm
posted by Annie Finch
Brief trailer by U.K. video artist Suzie Hanna of "Landing Under Water, I See Roots" from Annie Finch's Spells: New and Selected Poems.
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May.19.2013 - 11:24 am
posted by Andrew Q Lam
Journeys to American Identities with Andrew Lam.. Andrew Lam is an editor with New America Media and the author of three books,Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora,...
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Apr.13.2008 - 8:15 pm
posted by Rosemary Jones
This is what happens when you compliment a fellow author on his cool book trailer. He kindly offers to make one for your books. So three cheers for James Davis (and do look for his books in the...
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Mar.23.2011 - 11:47 am
posted by Thomas Keller
Chef Thomas Keller's prepares Bouchon's classic roast chicken.
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Feb.12.2011 - 8:28 am
So many interesting thing have happened to me while on the road as a writer, but the bottom line is writer's write.
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Jan.09.2008 - 4:40 pm
posted by Clinton Fein
Clinton Fein's latest exhibition, Torture, which opened in San Francisco in January 2007 is a shocking and defiant exploration of America's approach to torture under the Bush administration. A...
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Nov.27.2007 - 6:46 pm
posted by Daniel Handler
Author Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket) speaks at his San Francisco high school graduation in 1988.
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May.24.2011 - 2:51 am
Religion is become out of control, and it is now time to fight for secular values. I don't have anything against religions, as long as they are personal matters.
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Nov.13.2007 - 2:07 pm
Litquake 2007, Feisty Femmes: Facing Challenge With Humor, Grace, and Brains
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Jan.16.2008 - 4:02 am
posted by Colby Buzzell
This clip is an excerpt from "Men in Black," an animated sequence based on U.S. Army Specialist Colby Buzzell's story, part of the film Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience...
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May.23.2008 - 10:48 am
posted by Tobias Wolff
The video above is a short excerpt. The full video is available here: http://fora.tv/2008/04/01/Tobias_Wolff_in_Conversation City Arts & Lectures San Francisco, CA Apr 1st, 2008 Tobias Wolff is...
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