Bethany Ball Chats with Sarah Gerard

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Thursday, June 29th, 2017 | 1,053 views

Bethany Ball discusses WHAT TO DO ABOUT THE SOLOMONS with Sarah Gerard, author of THE SUNSHINE STATE at Books are magic

Bethany Ball talks about her novel What To Do About the Solomons, turning her MFA thesis into a novel, and writing about kibbutz life.

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Joe Okonkwo and Jonathan Corcoran Read Their Lambda Nominated Books

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Friday, June 23rd, 2017 | 1,166 views

Joe Okonkwo reads JAZZ MOON and Jonathan Corcoran reads THE ROPE SWING at a Lambda Literary Awards sponsored reading

Joe Okonkwo and Jonathan Corcoran read from their Lambda Literary nominated books and talked about craft, research, and place.

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Julia Fierro Launched The Gypsy Moth Summer

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Monday, June 12th, 2017 | 1,380 views

Julia Fierro, founder of the Sackett Street Writers Workshop and author of CUTTING TEETH, read from her new novel THE GYPSY MOTH SUMMER at Powerhouse Archway in Brooklyn, New York

Julia Fierro discusses her new novel, The Gypsy Moth Summer, losing confidence in herself, and the importance of character point of view.

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Grant Ginder Launches The People We Hate at the Wedding

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Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 | 1,134 views

Grant Ginder discusses THE PEOPLE WE HATE AT THE WEDDING with Rumaan Alam at Greenlight Bookstore

Grant Ginder launched The People We Hate at the Wedding, talked about kicking his characters while they’re down, writing in the present tense, and how his mother always sees herself in his characters.

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Max Winter Discusses Exes with Editor Julie Buntin

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Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 | 860 views

Max Winter reads from his debut novel EXES

Max Winter discusses his debut novel, Exes, how learning to write is like an unpaid internship, and humor as a coping mechanism.

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J. Courtney Sullivan Discusses Saints for All Occasions

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Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 | 988 views

Courtney J. Sullivan reading from SAINTS FOR ALL OCCASIONS at Books are Magic in Brooklyn

J. Courtney Sullivan was at Books are Magic to discuss her novel, Saints for All Occasions, nuns, and drawing on her Irish heritage.

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Hala Alyan Discusses Salt Houses with Lauren Wein

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Thursday, May 11th, 2017 | 1,094 views

Hala Alyan discussing SALT HOUSES, her debut novel, at Center for Fiction

Hala Alyan discusses her debut novel, Salt Houses, feeling like an outsider, and convincing herself nobody would read her novel.

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An Interview with Marina Carreira

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Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 | 1,175 views

Luso-American writer Marina Carreira discusses I Sing to that Bird Knowing He Won’t Sing Back: Fado Poems, growing up in Newark’s Ironbound neighborhood, and recovering from trauma.

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