The Wartime Sisters, Lynda Cohen Loigman, St. Martins Press - Lynda Cohen Loigman was taking her first creative writing class at the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College when she discovered the power of having a writing community to better her work.
Ellen Birkett Morris
Author Archives for Ellen Birkett Morris
Shelf Life of Happiness, Virginia Pye Virginia Pye had always written, but when she took a class from Annie Dillard at Wesleyan University in Connecticut she began to get a deeper sense of what writing requires.
The Widows, Jess Montgomery, Minotaur Books - Every writer knows that idea that won’t leave you alone, that book that begs to be written.
The Collectors Apprentice, B A Shapiro, Algonquin Books - Art, history, romance, murder, and a cast of characters that includes Henri Matisse, Gertrude Stein, and Picasso propel B.A. Shapiro’s latest novel, The Collector’s Apprentice.
Another Side of Paradise, Sally Koslow, Harper Collins - Already an experienced writer, having worked as a journalist and editor-in-chief of McCall’s Magazine, Sally Koslow found herself out of a job.
The Mutual UFO Society, Lee Martin, Dzanc Books - In Lee Martin’s latest short story collection, The Mutual UFO Network, he explores delicate moments of connection and alienation between strangers, neighbors, parents and children and strangers.
Sweet and Low, Nick White, Blue Rider Press - Writer Nick White bring his southern sensibility and experience as a gay man to bear on his telling stories that will stay with readers long after they close the covers of his books.
The Girl from Blind River, Gale Massey - Gale Massey’s debut novel, The Girl From Blind River, is a coming of age story that revolves around illegal gambling and small-town corruption in rural New York.
The Mutual UFO Network, Lee Martin, Simon & Schuster - In his latest short story collection, The Mutual UFO Network, Lee Martin focuses his lens on seemingly regular people in small towns and peels away the layers until we see even the most difficult characters in their full humanity.
Awayland, Ramona Ausubel, Random House - A mother fades into the mist, a lonely Cyclops tries online dating, a young boy looking for direction takes a job in Turkey and ends up comforting a grieving widow, mummified animals robbed from Egyptian pyramids offer their “thanks.”