Those of us who were lucky enough to have spent any time with Larry Brown knew that he wasn’t just a prolific and gifted writer of stories and novels; he also wrote the kinds of letters that were so good you’d want to read them over and over and over again. I still have oneContinue reading

Today is the Final Vinyl Day for the October Lucky 7 titles — All McCorkle, All Month. Get these Jill McCorkle e-books for just $1.99 before they turn into pumpkins (or just regularly priced e-books). And each one has a FREE preview chapter of Jill’s upcoming novel, Life After Life. “It’s part of McCorkle’s giftContinue reading

First Words is a collection of early writings from twenty-two famous authors, collected and edited by Paul Mandelbaum. Today we’re featuring one of Booker Prize-winning author Margaret Atwood’s first stabs at short fiction, in which she grapples with some of the themes that will inform her later work. Check back in a couple weeks forContinue reading

  Manuel Muñoz, author of What You See In The Dark, and Nina Revoyr, author of Wingshooters, talk California, love letters, ghosts, and being your own harshest critic. . NR: Manuel, I’m so excited to be having this conversation with you!  It’s not quite as much fun as hanging out with you in person, butContinue reading