Nicole Duval is a high-class lady with a past. She is octaroon — a woman of one eighth negro blood — in New Orleans of 1853. She gains her freedom from slavery, sells out, and heads west to escape her past and the threat of being re-enslaved. In Independence, Missouri…

What inspired you to write this book?

People in general and the news media have long looked on accountants as humans without feelings, wearing eye shades and being parasites on society. When, finally, there was a movie and a book about accountants (The Accountant) he was featured as having a…

Marcus James’ novel Where The Vile Things Are

Set against the backdrop of San Francisco during the presidential elections, we follow Nathan Valmont and Oliver Merteuil as they set out on their respective paths of conquest and revenge in this daring and imaginatively faithful but no-less transgressive adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos’ iconic epistle; Les Liaisons Dangereuses. …

In her newest collection, award-winning poet and memoirist Jennifer Militello confronts obsession, intimacy, and abuse. Through love poems inspired by such disparate spaces as a British art museum and the reptile house of a local zoo, poems comparing a romantic affair to the religious cult at Jonestown and a mother’s…

Jenny Dalton was born in 1970 and grew up in Indianapolis, IN. She earned a B.A. in English Literature and History from Indiana University-Bloomington and since graduation, she has earned post-graduate certificates in several fields of interest. She is curious and often transforms her life in various ways. Jenny has…

Ken Waldman’s collection of Trump Sonnets

Ken Waldman combines Appalachian-style string-band music, original poetry, and Alaska-set storytelling for a performance uniquely his. Nine CDs include two for for children. Eighteen books include a kids’ book, a memoir (about his life as a touring artist), fifteen full-length poetry collections, and a hybrid book that’s part creative writing…

Shawn Rubenfeld’s The Eggplant Curse and the Warp Zone

Failed academic Joshua Schulman is in a bad way. Grieving his mother’s death and the end of his marriage, he turns his avocation of retro video game collecting into a full-blown addiction. When a prep school in Eastern Iowa recruits him for a teaching job on the strength of a…

Diane Brazil’ s Shadow Valley

Diane Brazil is a seasoned technology and business journalist and author of Shadow Valley, a novel inspired by real events and real people that tells the story of how the technology industry became “un-unionizable.”

Here’s an interview with her about Shadow Valley:

How realistic is this story? Is this really…

Author Ron Blumenfeld

“In his imaginatively woven historical mystery, Ron Blumenfeld explores the life of the pioneering anatomist Andreas Vesalius amidst the turbulence of 16th-century Europe. Readers will enjoy a finely-tuned story infused with doses of Renaissance anatomy and art that highlight the groundbreaking achievements of Andreas Vesalius in these two linked disciplines…

Greg Roensch’s new collection

Greg Roensch’s flash fiction has appeared in Dream Noir, 365 Tomorrows, Defiant Scribe, Potato Soup Journal, The Potrero View, and elsewhere. He’s written five books for young adults, including biographies of Bruce Lee, Vince Lombardi, and Rickey Henderson. Lunch with the Alien and Other Short, Short Stories is his second…

Lois Lane Investigates Authors

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