'The Affliction' by C. Dale Young

Young’s novel in stories explores seemingly ordinary lives as they intersect with the truly extraordinary. The characters, haunted by trauma, scarred by heartbreak, are connected through their common afflictions–a bond, in the book, that transcends kindred, culture, even time. Is it true, then? Are we all connected?… read more

'Wallaçonia' by David Pratt

“Keenly and precisely, Pratt depicts the voyage of a boy who wins his own sense of manhood. With ‘Wallaçonia,’ readers are treated to a wonderfully written, original coming-of-age tale.”… read more

'Eros and Dust' by Trebor Healey

All in all, Eros and Dust is rather ambitious. The stories are constructed of thick, revealing narratives that offer a great deal of insight about the heroes and hapless within its pages… read more

'How to Whistle' by Gregg Shapiro

Some know how to whistle. Others merely blow air and spit. This skill cannot be learned from friends or You Tube videos. Either you’ve got it, or you don’t. And Gregg Shapiro…he’s got it…. read more

Virgins No More: Writers on their First Book Signing

Signing your very first book is a landmark moment for all writers. It’s like your first crack at kissing or screwing or loving. Possibly, it’s a moment you recall in Technicolor. Or, maybe, it’s a sliver of time coated with murk and fuzz. … read more