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Interview with Smadar Herzfeld and Translator Aloma Halter

Interview with Smadar Herzfeld and Translator Aloma Halter

Smadar’s Herzfeld’s novel Trail of Miracles, translated by Aloma Halter, follows Gittel, a Ukrainian, Hasidic, Jewish woman as she makes a once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage and discovers the unique gifts she brings to the world.  The lyric beauty of Gittel’s voice will mesmerize readers into following her on her Trail of Miracles. Smadar, I am curious about […]

May 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
All The Best People: Interview with Sonja Yoerg

All The Best People: Interview with Sonja Yoerg

New York Times bestselling author, Chris Bohjalian, writes that Sonja Yoerg’s All the Best People contains “Not just the best people, but real people: authentic, quirky and troubled. I cared for them all.”  I couldn’t have said it better.  Yoerg immerses us in family in crisis; instead of looking away, we become invested in their […]

May 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
Slightly South of Simple: Interview with Kristy Woodson Harvey

Slightly South of Simple: Interview with Kristy Woodson Harvey

Once again, Kristy Woodson Harvey immerses us both into the South and into the lives of her characters.  In Slightly South of Simple, we find ourselves rooting for Ansley and her daughters as they grapple with letting love and each other into their lives. Focusing on Ansley in addition to her daughters takes Slightly South […]

April 25, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Q&A with Kate Brandes

Q&A with Kate Brandes

Kate Brandes is the debut author of THE PROMISE OF PIERSON ORCHARD (Wyatt-MacKenzie, 2017) and a member of and contributor to WWWB. There is no better feeling than when one of our own makes it. We are so proud of and happy for you, Kate! About her – “I grew up all over the east […]

April 22, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
In conversation with Sonia Taitz,  author of Great With Child

In conversation with Sonia Taitz, author of Great With Child

  Having gone to law school and practiced law for several years, what made you decide to write books?  I was one of those people, common in the children of immigrants, who wanted to “succeed” in academics and my career without really knowing what I wanted out of life beyond that. I always loved writing […]

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Q&A with Joselin Linder

Q&A with Joselin Linder

Joselin Linder is a regular contributor to the NEW YORK POST, whose work has also been featured on THIS AMERICAN LIFE, MORNING EDITION and LIFE OF THE LAW. She spoke at the TEDX GOWANUS event in Brooklyn in 2014, presenting for the first time on the subject of her family gene and the deadly illness […]

March 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Q&A with Colleen Oakley

Q&A with Colleen Oakley

Colleen Oakley is the author of CLOSE ENOUGH TO TOUCH (Gallery, 2017), BEFORE I GO (Gallery, 2015), and LOVE NOTES: 1OO GREAT WAYS TO GET KISSES, CUDDLES, AND REALLY GREAT SEX (Hearst, 2010). The interviewer honestly cannot introduce Colleen better than she does. Isn’t she magnetic? In her words – If a fairy granted me […]

March 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Story Behind the Story

The Story Behind the Story

My name is Victoria and I wrote a book with a taxi cab driver I met at an all-night diner. It was March 7th, 1994 at an all-night Greek diner called The Silver Star at 65th and Second Ave. in NYC around 1 a.m. I had just seen Schindler’s List and was craving bourbon – Maker’s Mark […]

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Q&A with Literary Agent Katie Kotchman of Don Congdon Associates

Q&A with Literary Agent Katie Kotchman of Don Congdon Associates

  In non-fiction, Katie Kotchman specializes in business (all areas); narrative non-fiction such as popular science and books about social/cultural issues; self-help that focuses on success, motivation, and psychology; and pop culture. Katie is actively seeking new non-fiction clients with built-in platforms from whom she can learn something new. In fiction, she’s interested in representing […]

January 29, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Q&A with Brunonia Barry

Q&A with Brunonia Barry

Brunonia Barry is the New York Times and international bestselling author of THE LACE READER (first self-published then picked up by William Morrow 2008) and THE MAP OF TRUE PLACES (William Morrow 2010) and her newest THE FIFTH PETAL (Crown  2017)! Her work has been translated into more than thirty languages. She was the first […]

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