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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: June 7, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: June 7, 2015

It’s hot in Portland this weekend, but rather than wilting in the heat, we’re bringing you this week’s roundup of literary news – and it’s going to fire you up. We look at whether women are getting all the recognition they deserve from the literary establishment, what Ursula Le Guin has to say about publishing,

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June 7, 2015

“The subjectivity of the world is endlessly interesting.” A conversation with Megan Kruse

In Portland writer Megan Kruse’s debut novel, Call Me Home (Hawthorne Books), love and danger often seem inextricable. All three main characters—close siblings Jackson and Lydia, along with their mother Amy—find that love may lead them far away from home or safety. When Amy makes a choice to flee her abusive husband, she carries the

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April 20, 2015

“The best advice I can give is to write your heart and guts out.” In conversation with Karen Karbo

Like the movies it had a tendency to honor, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was housed in a solid but unimaginative building of toffee-colored concrete, dark-tinted glass. Getting into the fourth-floor library made getting into the Pentagon look like going to a neighbor’s garage sale. Just inside, there was a squinty-eyed guard

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November 3, 2014

“Portland has a very pioneering spirit.” In conversation with Liz Crain.

Portland author Liz Crain’s Food Lover’s Guide to Portland is a foodie staple for locals and visitors alike. Maintaining its focus on locally-sourced menus and locally-owned businesses, from food carts and restaurants to specialty vendors and farmers markets, the second edition of Food Lover’s Guide to Portland (Hawthorne Books) offers updated and expanded listings. Liz

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October 13, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: June 29, 2014

Dog-eared and dispatched: June 29

Welcome to this week’s retrospective of the book world’s shenanigans. The big news this week was the purchase of Perseus books by Hachette and Ingram; we’ve also got the results of 2013 book sales, and of course a bit of an update on Amazon. Someday soon we hope to cover the week in book news

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June 29, 2014

A Messy, Human Love Story: In Conversation with Monica Wesolowska

I recently got the opportunity to speak with Monica Wesolowska about her debut Holding Silvan; A Brief Life, a memoir recounting the birth, short life, and death of her first son. Taking us through each moment, Monica’s book reveals every intimate detail about her experience. In this interview I got a chance to ask Monica about her

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July 15, 2013

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