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Debra Monroe reading at Bookworks, Friday, November 13 at 7 p.m.

Don’t miss Debra Monroe reading from her new memoir, My Unsentimental Education, at Bookworks in Albuquerque, Friday, November 13 at 7 p.m. Debra Monroe, the author of six books, is known as a fierce writer who presents ever-hopeful lost souls with engaging humor and sympathy (Kirkus Reviews), for prose that’s …

Update on Janet Irvin: 2005 Leo Love Scholarship Winner

In 2005, Janet Irvin received the Leo Love Scholarship to attend the Taos Writing Conference. Participating in the short story workshop under the direction of Pam Houston, she refined the story that became “Digging Up Bones,” which was published in Conteonline, Vol 2.4. in 2006. Following that acceptance, she continued …

Independent and University Presses: A Roundtable with Nancy Naomi Carlson, Elise McHugh, and Brent Spencer

Everywhere you turn, book lovers, writers, and fans of all things printing press are proclaiming the end of publishing in some form. While there are many advantages to self-publishing (like avoiding all that copyediting—who needs it?) and some may turn to that, in all the associated hype let’s not forget …