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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.18.2013 - 3:17 am
posted by Diane Saarinen
Just for fun at the Saima Agency!
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May.17.2013 - 10:06 am
posted by Laurel Anne Hill
  This slide-show video by Laurel Anne Hill takes a fun, humorous peek at the awesome stories in the anthology, HOW BEER SAVED THE WORLD, all set to music that would have made Indiana Jones...
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May.17.2013 - 8:19 am
posted by Leonie Mateer
Sales Tips and Secrets  from the Author of "The Caboodles Blueprint"  How to get your product IDEA on Target, Wal-Mart, K-Mart and more.... 
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May.16.2013 - 6:44 pm
posted by Zarina Zabrisky
Zarina Zabrisky is reading her story "Zigzag Lady" at Word Performances series, San Francisco.
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May.16.2013 - 9:19 am
posted by Barbara Froman
A little companion piece to go with Rental Property.
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May.13.2013 - 1:20 pm
posted by Robert Wrigley
Half a dozen poems from Anatomy of Melancholy and Other Poems.
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May.12.2013 - 9:22 pm
posted by Zarina Zabrisky
Lara Genovese peforms Zarina Zabrisky's short story "Wanderlust" at Liars' League HK, Hong Kong.
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May.11.2013 - 4:48 pm
posted by Terry Spear
In the heat of the jungle, jaguars are clawed, dangerous, and hungry for love. With hopes of overcoming night terrors and thanking the man who saved her life, Kathleen McKnight returns to the Amazon...
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May.10.2013 - 6:55 pm
posted by Kristen Caven
Kristen Caven reads the "glass slipper" passage at her picnic lawn-lawnch-lunch party at Lake Merritt in Oakland. 
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Aug.06.2008 - 3:59 pm
posted by R. N. Morris
An answer to some copycat videos.
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Jun.22.2010 - 3:41 pm
posted by Mara Buck
A few months ago I was privileged to be part of one magical weekend when several writers exchanged generous personal support through cyberspace. That inspired the poem Embrace from which I have now...
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Apr.09.2008 - 6:39 pm
posted by Julie Anne Long
In which Julie Anne Long explains that even though deadlines are a fact of life the moment you sell a book—theyr'e even written into our contracts!—they still somehow come as a horrible surprise...
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Jul.09.2008 - 9:33 am
posted by Ishmael Reed
Ishmael Reed sits down at his 1915 upright piano while he plays Tadd Dameron's "If You Could See Me Now."
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Aug.14.2008 - 1:35 pm
posted by Khaled Hosseini
Khaled Hosseini talks about his new book A Thousand Splendid Suns at an event organized by Booksmith, San Francisco. He also talks about Trust in Education, which is a not-for-profit working in...
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Jul.03.2008 - 12:50 pm
posted by Belle Yang
Belle Yang's graphic novel-in-progress. To be published by W. W. Norton, fall 2010 Music: "Oldster" by Sa Dingding visit: www.sadingding.co.uk
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Dec.05.2008 - 9:36 am
posted by Yuyi Morales
Many readers, specially children, keep asking me to tell them, once and fall all, who Señor really is. Well, sometimes even Señor Calavera has to go looking for an answer.
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