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Biographer Stephanie Hemphill Digs Deep for Sylvia Plath’s Emotional Truths

Aug 30, 2007 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

Your Own Sylvia (Random House) by Stephanie Hemphill Buy this book via Amazon.com   An exclusive Authorlink interview with Stephanie Hemphill Author of Your Own Sylvia by Ellen Birkett Morris September 2007   For poet Stephanie Hemphill the work of Sylvia Plath was more than a minor obsession. Plath’s work both spoke to her personally Read more »

Stacey Barney, Penguin Children’s Editor Talks About Her Job and What Writers Need to Know

Aug 24, 2007 | Format: Video | Contributor: Doris Booth

Stacey Barney, an editor at Putnam Books for Young Readers, has held posts in both adult and children’s book publishing. She has worked with such talented writers as Chris Abani and William Henry Lewis. She has also published LA Times bestselling author Tamara T. Gregory’s Passport Diaries as well as Denver Post bestselling author Gilbert Tuhabonye’s This Voice in My Heart Read more »

Self-Taught Novelist Patricia Marx Advises Newcomers to Tap Their Inner Voices

Jul 31, 2007 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

  Him Her Him Again The End of Him (Simon & Schuster Trade) by Patricia Marx Buy this book via Amazon.com An exclusive Authorlink interview with Patricia Marx Author of Him Her Him Again The End of Him (Simon & Schuster Trade)  by Ellen Birkett Morris August 2007   As editor of her high school yearbook, the Read more »

Gayle Lynds Talks About Her Latest Novel: The Last Spymaster

Jul 30, 2007 | Format: Video | Contributor: Doris Booth

New York Times Bestselling Thriller Author Gayle Lynds talks with Auhorlink at the recent Santa Barbara, CA Writers Conference. Sorry about less-than-optimum recording environment in a busy hotel. We didn’t want to miss the chance to bring you this prolific writer’s insights Read more »

Fidelity to Character Drives Alice McDermott’s Compelling Fiction

Jun 29, 2007 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

  After This (Dell Publishing) by Alice McDermott Buy this book via Amazon.com An exclusive Authorlink interview with Alice McDermott Author of AFTER THIS (Dell Publishing)  by Ellen Birkett Morris July 2007 In her latest novel, AFTER THIS, Alice McDermott provides an intimate look at the Keane family, a Catholic family as they deal with the Read more »

David Baldacci’s Simple Genius Shows Reality of Technology Threats

Jun 23, 2007 | Format: Video | Contributor: Doris Booth

David Baldacci’s 13 bestselling novels of government power and intrigue have sold nearly 50 million copies in 40 languages worldwide. His first novel Absolute Power was adapted into a major motion picture starting Clint Eastwood and Gene Hackman. In addition he has written seven original screenplays Read more »

Bruce Dern: Things I’ve Said, But Probably Shouldn’t Have

Jun 18, 2007 | Format: Video | Contributor: Doris Booth

Bruce Dern is one of Hollywood’s most indelible actors. Many moviegoers will know him as the guy who shot John Wayne in The Cowboys. His career has spanned B and Z movies to Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for some of the most memorable performances in modern cinema. He turned down career-making roles in the Godfather and Gandhi, valuing artistic challenge above roles that might have made him rich and famous Read more »