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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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Aug.11.2011 - 11:28 pm
posted by Sheila English
Having served as CEO of two Fortune 500 companies and currently working as Chief Strategy Officer of at the commercial real estate firm Cassidy Turley, Diane Paddison knows how it feels to be...
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Aug.10.2011 - 2:56 pm
posted by Robert Sward
Robert Sward reads his poem 'Arch Supports - The Fitting' from the book of Poetry 'God Is In The Cracks.' Robert's newest book, 'New and Selected Poems, 1957-2011', is forthcoming by Red Hen Press...
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Aug.10.2011 - 6:35 am
posted by Keith Cronin
Book trailer for Keith Cronin's debut novel ME AGAIN
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Aug.10.2011 - 5:05 am
posted by Kristen Houghton
Watch The Author's Minute with Kristen Houghton.
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Aug.09.2011 - 6:02 pm
posted by Deborah Fruchey
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Aug.06.2011 - 5:41 pm
posted by Robert Sward
In July, 2011, Robert Sward reads his poem 'God Is In The Cracks' from the book of Poetry with the same title 'God Is In The Cracks'. Robert will have his newest book, 'New and Selected Poems, 1957...
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Aug.03.2011 - 2:32 pm
posted by Sheila English
Vi knows the Rule: Girls don’t walk with boys, and they never even think about kissing them. But no one makes Vi want to break the Rules more than Zenn. The Thinkers may have brainwashed the rest of...
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Aug.03.2011 - 1:12 pm
posted by Sheila English
Allison Chamberlain thought she was doing everything God required of her-but as her journey continues in the second book of The Reluctant Prophet series, she might have to let go of everything she...
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Aug.02.2011 - 2:19 pm
posted by Huntington Sharp
Red Room Public Service Announcement 1
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Aug.01.2011 - 10:12 pm
posted by Kristen Caven
A quick tour through an engaging book about a cartoonist finding her voice. Music by Merrill Collins.
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Apr.19.2013 - 11:24 am
posted by David Henry Sterry
Johns, Marks, Tricks & Chickenhawks: Professionals & Their Clients Writing about Each Other is the follow-up to Hos, Hookers, Call Girls and Rent Boys, the groundbreaking anthology that...
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Feb.25.2008 - 8:42 am
posted by Susan M. Heim
Parenting expert Susan M. Heim, author of "It's Twins! Parent-to-Parent Advice from Infancy Through Adolescence," addresses the challenges of raising twins with developmental delays or...
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Aug.15.2008 - 11:12 am
posted by Tom Corwin
The pairing of Tom Corwin's lyrical prose and Craig Frazier's enchanting illustrations create a world where believing is seeing. MR. FOOSTER TRAVELING ON A WHIM is the perfect gift book for anyone...
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May.12.2010 - 1:48 pm
posted by nina burleigh
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Feb.16.2012 - 3:52 am
posted by Magdalena Ball
Book Trailer for Magdalena Ball's new book Black Cow. "How to live well has always been the question. Perhaps even more so in our complex modern world. Black Cow is a novel of our time. We follow...
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Aug.21.2008 - 11:05 pm
posted by Colby Buzzell
Interview on Democracy Now: Stop-Loss: A Look at the US Military Policy that Creates a "Backdoor Draft" to Force Soldiers to Continue Service With about 175,000 troops deployed in Iraq and...
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Nov.01.2010 - 12:13 pm
posted by Douglas R Keister
CBS News's Rita Braver found you could learn a lot about life in the final resting place of the dead when she dove into the creepy world of cemetery tourism with Douglas R. Keister. CBS has disabled...
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Jun.27.2013 - 2:36 pm
Hi, everyone. Welcome to WRITING LITE #2. I’m still talking about suspense, but this time I start at the beginning and discuss the power of that first line. I talk about why it’s important, how to...
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Jun.13.2008 - 3:21 pm
posted by Lynn Ruth Miller
This is a portrait of a house in the Midwest, the back yard, the cherry tree, the cellar door and the memories .... what it meant to me growing up in the forties.
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Oct.14.2008 - 10:44 am
posted by Nicole Seitz
**This book trailer was custom-made for my male readers: A Father's Story A HUNDRED YEARS OF HAPPINESS is a book that reaches across genders and generations and is told from multiple points of view,...
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