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  • Announcing the Denver Beat Scene
    Book Release: Announcing The Denver Beat Scene
    1990s,I wanted to add the raw life of punk rock to a scene that felt staid and predictable. It was the defensive reaction of a scrawny kid who felt out of place among the established poets born of sincere desire to awaken the wild power writing...
  • The Lion Seeker book cover
    2015 Sami Rohr Prize finalists announced
    Yesterday the Jewish Book Council announced the finalists for the 2015 Sami Rohr Prize, a $100,000 award for an emerging writer who has "written a book of literary merit that stimulates an interest in themes of Jewish concern." Fiction...
  • Patricia Wynn and her new novel Acts of Faith
    Interview with award-winning author Patricia Wynn
    Patricia Wynn loves history, travel, and a good mystery. In this interview, the award-winning author describes how she’s been able to blend those interests to write mysteries as well as Regency and historical romances. Her latest Blue Satan...
  • Neil Gaiman
    Neil Gaiman Book Signing
    Oftentimes, many bibliophiles never get the opportunity to meet their favorite authors. Either they live too far away, don’t make public appearances, or, sometimes, have already passed away years ago. But for Neil Gaiman fans, Friday,...
  • Liza Palmer
    Q&A with bestselling author of 'Conversations with the Fat Girl', Liza Palmer
    The colossally talented Liza Palmer loves three things in life: her family, writing, and pug pictures. “There’s a certain beauty to the pug”, Liza says. “A speechless quality to it.”Another thing Liza loves is being...
  • P.D. James
    P.D. James: The crime novelist who found her true niche
    P.D. (which stands for Phyllis Dorothy) James was a prolific crime novelist who died almost two months ago at the age of 94 (August 1920 – 27 November 2014). She is best known for the popular Adam Dalgliesh mysteries (14 novels) and Cordelia...
  • Are you Stan Lee's biggest fan
    The search for Stan Lee’s biggest fan is racing to its conclusion on January 30
    In November, the mastermind behind the Marvel Universe as we know it, comic book icon Stan Lee, launched the search for his biggest fan. The contest which was announced at Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo is heading to its conclusion on January 30,...
  • James Greco and Jerkwater Town
    Interview with F. James Greco about Jerkwater Town
    James Greco is a San Diego author who says he relies on his Italian-American ancestry and experience as a journalist to help mold his historical fiction. For this interview, the former teacher, attorney, self-described “belly-button”...
  • Author event at SW Florida's Sandman Book Company successful
    SW Florida's Sandman Book Company's author event successful
    On Jan. 17, 2015, the Sandman Book Company held an author event that included local authors. The guests mingled and spoke with the authors, and some also asked for autographs. Sandman is located in Punta Gorda, Florida.The event was called "...
  • Author of Grimm fairy tales compilation Adam Gidwitz to appear locally
    Author of Grimm fairy tales compilation Adam Gidwitz to appear locally
    Adam Gidwitz wrote three books that kids love to read: "A Tale Dark & Grimm," "In a Glass Grimmly," and "The Grimm Conclusion." Kids love these books. And now they'll have a chance to meet the author on...
  • "Worlds" by Gilles Clavel
    Exploring worlds in fiction
    Long Beach author Gilles Clavel has a unique view of the world. Transplanted to our shores in late 2006, he loves living in our diverse city. Although much of his written work as been in the computer field, he is now exploring his ideas through...
  • Sandman Book Company events
    Up close and personal with authors at Local Author Day
    On Jan. 15, 2015, the Sandman Book Company announced that guests can experience being up close and personal to authorsof all genres during one of their special events. The author event, Local Author Day, will be held on Saturday, Jan. 17 from Noon...
  • Bishop O'Connell and The Stolen
    Former San Diegan Bishop O'Connell discusses his debut novel
    Bishop O’Connell’s road to publication shows the value of perseverance, not only in publishing, but also in life. For this interview, O’Connell discusses his debut novel, “The Stolen,” and his passion for kilts and...
  • Amazon Kindle Unlimited enrages indie authors, publishers opt for competitors
    Amazon Kindle Unlimited enrages indie authors, publishers opt for competitors
    While Amazon Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) latest offering, the Kindle Unlimited program, has been a hit with its customers, it is causing a stir among many authors, particularly self-published ones. As the new year began, this discontent has risen...
  • Long Beach author Nancy Young
    Local author brings her world travels to life in fiction
    Belmont Shore resident Nancy Young is a well-traveled writer. Born in Taipei, and raised in Pasadena, she now calls Long Beach her home. She has lived in Hawaii and Australia, and has traveled to more than 30 countries.Her latest work, Strum,...