Charlie Quimby, author of the just-released (today, in fact, yay!) novel Monument Road is going to the hardest working man in MN letters. Seriously, take a gander at that list of upcoming events below. Wow. So the official about Charlie Quimby section: Charlie Quimby’s writing life has always crossed divides.
On his About Me page, Khary Jackson writes: “I am a poet, teaching artist, playwright, actor, dancer and sometime musician. I am a Detroit native, currently representing the Twin Cities. I aim to be a quality ambassador of poets, as well as artists in general. The artistic self is experiencing
Today is the launch of Gooseberry Bluff Community College of Magic: The Thirteenth Rib a new Kindle serial by all-around awesome David J. Schwartz. This harkens back to the old-timey days when authors, like Charles Dickens delivered fiction serially. The ‘Gooseberry Bluff Community College of Magic’ will follow “Joy Wilkins,
I am stealing this lovely bio from Thomas Maltman’s website because as I type this it’s 3:18 on a Friday and all my brain cells have decided the weekend began eighteen minutes ago. But before I get to the copying & pasting, you should totally check out Thomas’ bio page,
Andrea Cremer is a New York Times and international bestselling author, who is celebrating the release of Rift the prequel to her bestelling Nightshade series Andrea spent her childhood daydreaming while roaming the forests and lakeshores of Northern Wisconsin. She now lives in Manhattan, but at heart she will always
If you’re at all familiar with The Loft, you’re probably familiar with Rosanne Bane’s name. She’s taught at The Loft for twenty-five years! Holy cow, that’s impressive. Rosanne teaches classes about getting in the writing habit and now, a class about getting around writer’s block, which is appropriate considering her
Amy Leach’s work has been published in A Public Space, Tin House, Orion, the Los Angeles Review, and many others. She has been recognized with the Whiting Writers’ Award, Best American Essays selections, a Rona Jaffe Foundation Award, and a Pushcart Prize. She plays bluegrass, teaches English, and lives in
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