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Zillah Bethell on Writing

Zillah Bethell on Writing

  Zillah Bethell’s novel Girl In Profile was inspired in part by artist Gwen John and her relationship with Rodin. Why did you choose to write about Gwen John and her experiences in Paris? I was researching Caravaggio for a short story and a book on Gwen John kept falling out of the library shelf, […]

May 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
Q&A with Marly Youmans

Q&A with Marly Youmans

Marly Youmans is an award-winning writer, poet and the author of 13 books. Recent poetry books include a long narrative, THALIAD (“mesmerizing…a work of genius”–Lee Smith), and two collections, THE FOLIATE HEAD and THE THRONE OF PSYCHE. Her recent novels are GLIMMERGLASS (“resonant, beautiful”–Margo Lanagan) and A DEATH AT THE WHITE CAMELLIA ORPHANAGE (“controlled lyrical […]

May 10, 2016 | By | Reply More
Q&A with Stacy Hawkins Adams

Q&A with Stacy Hawkins Adams

Stacy Hawkins Adams is the author of the Christian inspirational novel LEAD ME HOME (Zondervan) (recipient of a starred review by Publisher’s Weekly), the second installment of her Winds of Change series. The first novel in the series, COMING HOME, was a 2012 Target Recommended Read. Her latest novel, FINDING HOME, was independently released in […]

April 29, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
The Dinner Party: An Interview with Brenda Janowitz

The Dinner Party: An Interview with Brenda Janowitz

Holidays give families a chance to gather, reflect on the last year, and create new memories. At least that is the ideal version of the concept. Brenda Janowitz’s lovely and fast-paced novel, The Dinner Party, captures a much more realistic view of the intricacies of a family gathering. I love how you used the four […]

April 12, 2016 | By | 5 Replies More
Lies and Other Acts of Love: An Interview with Kristy Woodson Harvey

Lies and Other Acts of Love: An Interview with Kristy Woodson Harvey

Kristy Woodson Harvey’s, Lies and Other Acts of Love , calls on one of the oldest questions: what would you do for love? What would you do to find love? Or keep love? Or to protect those you love? The three generations of White family women each find their own answers while testing the bonds […]

April 5, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Unforgiven: A Conversation with Marin Thomas

Unforgiven: A Conversation with Marin Thomas

What does it mean to forgive in a town so hard and dry that it’s called Unforgiven? Ruby Baxter, the protagonist of Marin Thomas’ latest novel, The Promise of Forgiveness , arrives on the bus with little more than a suitcase and her daughter’s anger. As the two find Ruby’s biological father and the handsome, […]

March 4, 2016 | By | 4 Replies More
First Frost: An Interview with Sarah Addison Allen

First Frost: An Interview with Sarah Addison Allen

In Sarah Addison Allen’s First Frost we return to Bascom, North Carolina, and the magical Waverly family first featured in Garden Spells. Addison Allen’s books feature a splendid use of magical realism that immerses us into the hearts and minds of her characters. We spoke about the nature of belonging, magic, and writing. What drew you back […]

March 2, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Q&A with Michelle Gable

Q&A with Michelle Gable

Michelle Gable is the author of the New York Times and USA Today bestseller A PARIS APARTMENT and her new release I’LL SEE YOU IN PARIS both published by St. Martin’s Press/Thomas Dunne Books. She has been a treasured WWWB sponsor, and I’LL SEE YOU IN PARIS is a WWWB featured book for February 2016. […]

February 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Q&A with Phoebe Fox

Q&A with Phoebe Fox

Her official bio – Phoebe Fox is the author of the bestselling Breakup Doctor series (Henery Press), and has been a contributor and regular columnist for a number of national, regional, and local publications (she currently writes about relationships for the Huffington Post, Elite Daily, and She Knows). She has been a movie, theater, and […]

February 9, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
No Ordinary Life: A Conversation with Suzanne Redfearn

No Ordinary Life: A Conversation with Suzanne Redfearn

Suzanne Redfearn’s novel, No Ordinary Life, explores the age-old question: what price are you willing to pay for fame. But she does so with a twist: how much would you be willing to let your children pay? When not only one but two of Faye Martin’s children find fame in Hollywood, along with all of […]

February 1, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More