“Black Leopard, Red Wolf is the kind of novel I never realized I was
missing until I read it. A dangerous, hallucinatory, ancient Africa, which
becomes a fantasy world as well-realized as anything Tolkien made, with
language as powerful as Angela Carter’s. It’s as deep a...
On this episode of Between the Covers, we'll hear Sarah McColl, author of the
new memoir Joy Enough, in conversation with Portland writer Margaret Malone,
author of the story collection People Like You.
Sarah was founding editor-in-chief of Yahoo Food and holds an MFA from ...
Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore's memoir, The End of San Francisco (City Lights
2013), won a Lambda Literary Award in transgender nonfiction, and her most
recent anthology, Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots?: Flaming Challenges
to Masculinity, Objectification, and the Des...
How does a body do what it does: make love, mistakes, create life, exist
after life; how does a body evolve, celebrate, regret, reconsider its big and
small moments: these are the passionate concerns of Alicia Rabins’ Fruit
Geode, a book that I could not stop reading onc...
Host Ken Jones talks with Thomas Kohnstamm, author of the new novel Lake
City, from Counterpoint Press.
Lake City tells the story of Lane Bueche, a 27 year-old reluctant adult, born
and raised in the Northeast Seattle neighborhood Lake City, a place untouched
by the growth...
“In Pretend We Live Here, characters bleed and breathe with a caustic
energy that dares the reader to keep pace as they are taken from the Deep
South to Western Europe and back again. Genevieve Hudson is a new,
coming-of-age voice that spotlights rural America, injecting...
“Yang rebuilds for the reader a town that is notable for its many stark
contrasts: restored & ruined buildings, wealth & poverty, international art &
border enforcement. Hey, Marfa makes a remarkable poetic accounting of the
ways imagination is currently working with & a...