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Joe Biel, Microcosm Publishing

Welcome to Late Night Conversation. This week we feature Joe Biel, founder of Microcosm Publishing—a small, charming, and radical publishing house in Portland, Oregon that has developed a reputation for teaching self-empowerment, showing hidden histories, and fostering creativity. Managing editor Candace Opper interviewed Joe in a loft above Microcosm’s southeast Portland storefront, packed floor to ceiling with

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May 20, 2013

Andi Zeisler, Bitch Magazine

Welcome to Late Night Conversation! This week we feature Andi Zeisler, co-founder and editorial/creative director at Bitch Media. Bitch Media is the nonprofit organization best known for publishing the magazine Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture. Since 1996, the magazine has provided smart, witty, and thought-provoking commentary on and analysis of TV, film, music, advertising, books, and more. They

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March 10, 2013

Lisa Wells’ Yeah. No. Totally.

Welcome to Late Night Debut! This month we feature Lisa Well’s debut essay collection, Yeah. No. Totally., published by Perfect Day Publishing in 2011. Lisa’s collection has been described as “a searing portrait of a generation on the brink.” Her essays are fearlessly personal and unpretentious explorations into the expanding interlude between adolescence and adulthood.

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January 31, 2013

Carl Adamshick’s Curses and Wishes

Welcome to this year’s final episode of Late Night Debut! This month we feature Carl Adamshick’s debut poetry collection, Curses and Wishes, published by Louisiana State University Press. Marvin Bell selected Adamshick’s debut as the 2010 winner of the Walt Whitman Award and wrote the following about his work: “Reading these poems is like breathing fresh

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December 31, 2012

Michael Heald and Lisa Wells, Perfect Day Publishing

This week Paul talks to Michael Heald, writer and founder of  Perfect Day Publishing, along with Lisa Wells, author of Yeah. No. Totally. and the poetry chapbook Beast. Topics include: independent publishing, salon-style readings, blurb anxiety, creating community around other writers’ work, and making lit culture cool. Listen here… Subscribe to Late Night Library on iTunes Listen

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November 19, 2012

Rob Spillman, Tin House Magazine

This episode of Late Night Conversation features Rob Spillman, editor of  Tin House Magazine and  Tin House Books. Paul talks with Rob about independent publishing, U.S. v. Apple, Amazon.com’s predatory pricing practices, e-book distribution, The Brooklyn/Portland issue of Tin House Magazine, and international fiction. In this episode, Late Night Library also announces One for The Books! :

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October 15, 2012

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