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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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Jul.31.2013 - 10:10 am
posted by nina burleigh
Nina Burleigh talks about what being a journalist has done for her as an author.
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Jul.30.2013 - 10:34 am
posted by Jam Hamidi
Sink into me I am the birthplace. The technology of Life in moist and dead flesh. I pace back and forth, a seemingly unprotected macrocospic mesh. Wholly awakened in momentary fissures of the calm...
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Jul.28.2013 - 7:39 pm
posted by Andrew Q Lam
Speech given at UCI commencement - 2013.. Scroll toward 22 min.. you can also read it here as well:  For College Grads, Friendly Advice and Tender Warnings    
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Jul.23.2013 - 4:44 pm
posted by Marcus Sakey
A man wakes up naked and cold, half-drowned on an abandoned beach... The only sign of life for miles is an empty BMW. Inside the expensive car he finds clothes that fit perfectly, shoes for his...
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Jul.18.2013 - 4:36 pm
posted by Laurie R. King
It's Paris, 1929. Hemingway, Dali, Man Ray, and the ever-thirsty Kiki of Montparnasse sit around a table on the Dome Cafe terrace, discussing a project for the enigmatic and vastly wealthy Comte de...
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Jul.18.2013 - 3:33 pm
posted by Marcus Sakey
On April 27, 2013 Marcus Sakey keynoted the Loft's Mystery, Crime, and Thriller Conference.
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Jul.16.2013 - 11:14 am
posted by Mike Tabor
Dr. Mike Tabor discusses his career, his work at Ground Zero and his new book, Walk of Death
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Jul.15.2013 - 7:28 pm
posted by Danny Donovan
This is a film I co-wrote and co-produced for the 2013 48hr Film Festival. 
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Jul.15.2013 - 4:33 pm
posted by Dalton Giesick
"There are few things more shattering than the sudden death of a small child. It's a parent's worst nightmare; one many never fully recover from. But young siblings also suffer mightily, their...
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Jul.12.2013 - 5:14 am
posted by Zarina Zabrisky
Zarina Zabrisky and Simon Rogghe performing "Hat and Feathers" at Beast Crawl, 2013.
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Sep.15.2011 - 7:27 pm
posted by A.S. King
"A.S. King has become one of our bravest, smartest, and finest storytellers." -Printz Honor recipient Terry Trueman, author of Stuck in Neutral "Everybody Sees The Ants is dark, funny, brilliant. A....
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Feb.20.2010 - 12:06 pm
posted by Cat Connor
This was created for a competition celebrating heroes.
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May.30.2010 - 1:36 pm
posted by Vicki Nikolaidis
Realistic discussion with three different perspectives of the Greek debt crisis. Two of the guests are Greek which is highly unusual. The Greek financial analyst is long on common sense. Part 1.
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Feb.01.2008 - 11:36 am
On this day, everyone will list their “could haves” and “should haves” on paper, and toss the list in the trash. They will make the resolution: “From this day forward, I choose not to live in the...
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Mar.05.2008 - 5:10 pm
posted by Jonathon Keats
Jonathon Keats at Liquake 2007 event: Human Nature: Writers Who Make You Think.
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Mar.20.2009 - 2:18 am
posted by Tanya Egan Gibson
Hope you think this trailer for HOW TO BUY A LOVE OF READING is fun. (Reading is SUPPOSED TO be fun!) This novel will be published by Dutton in May 2009. The trailer was created by my husband,...
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Jan.31.2012 - 5:03 pm
  For years I've been feeling like I should be doing more with my photos. So I chose 200 that I felt might have the power to uplift. Because I think it's a powerful form of Paying It Forward to...
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Feb.18.2009 - 2:40 pm
posted by David Allen
A tour of David Allen's office (author of Getting Things Done), going through his systems and how he practices what he preaches. Part of the You 2.0 Podcast series,a documentary on lifehacking...
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Jun.07.2013 - 5:22 pm
posted by Sam Barry
Co-authors Sam Barry and his late wife Kathi Kamen Goldman talk about whether authors should create websites for each book or a single website for all of an author's work.
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Nov.17.2011 - 11:52 am
A brief excerpt from my novel Don't Let Me Go, read by the author (me).
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