Evil, Blessings, Grace, and Solace: Beverly Donofrio at the Miami Book Fair

One of the authors who gave us a great blurb for BADASS, Beverly Donofrio, is presenting at the Book Fair on Sunday morning at 10 a.m. Donofrio is the author of RIDING IN CARS WITH BOYS, a best-selling memoir that was … Continue reading Evil, Blessings, Grace, and Solace: Beverly Donofrio at the Miami Book Fair

The Haiti I Know: So Spoke the Earth at the 2014 AWP Conference

2014 AWP Conference Room 606, Washington State Convention Center, Level 6 Friday, February 28, 2014 3:00 pm to 4:15 pm A trilingual reading from So Spoke the Earth, a collection of prose and poetry about pre- and post-earthquake Haiti and published by the Women Writers of Haitian Descent. Authors will share first and third-person accounts and visions of Haiti through various periods of time, and of the moments following the tragedy, exploring stories of the search for survivors and different shapes of grief and hope. Presentations in English, with some French and Haitian Creole (with translations). M.J. Fievre is the founding editor … Continue reading The Haiti I Know: So Spoke the Earth at the 2014 AWP Conference

All That Glitters is going to the Miami Book Fair International!

The 15 nonfiction stories published in the  All That Glitters (Lominy Books; $15.00), recount lives and identities unsettled by the scary, but irresistible pursuit of truth. Also included are interviews with award-winning nonfiction writers, including Susan Orlean and Dinty W. … Continue reading All That Glitters is going to the Miami Book Fair International!

Joseph Lapin on His 5 favorite books

Joseph A. Lapin is a journalist, author, and poet living in Los Angeles, California. He is a contributing writer at the LA Weekly, and his work has appeared in Salon, The Rattling Wall, Pacific Standard, OC Weekly, Sliver of Stone Magazine, The Village Voice, The Middle Gray, and Literary Orphans. He … Continue reading Joseph Lapin on His 5 favorite books