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Minimalist Living: A Conversation with Ken Ilgunas

 “This is what I came for, after all: an adrenaline overload, a blow, a shock to my system – something that would charge every fiber of my body with screaming life; something that would scare the suburbs right out of me.” – Ken Ilgunas, from Walden on Wheels *** As a well-intentioned frugalist and ignorer of most

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January 13, 2014

The Makings of a Regional Press: In Conversation with Laura Stanfill

Forest Avenue Press, an Oregon independent publisher founded in 2012, recently released A Simplified Map of the Real World by Stevan Allred—a debut novel that has received well-deserved praise. Instead of brief cameo appearances by characters, Allred explores people in-depth: an in-the-closet man living in the middle of Mormon territory finds his soulmate in the most unexpected

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November 20, 2013

One Cup of Curiosity, Thawed: In Conversation with Sarah Gerkensmeyer

“Each time their husband found them bunched up together on one of the couches, chuckling and chortling, or in the heavy swing out on the back porch doing the same, he’d laugh and look at them sideways and say, shyly, in his feathery voice: Hear my voice, ye careless daughters. Number three knew that this

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June 4, 2013

Exquisitely Damaged: A Conversation with Lance Weller

“But there were also white sand beaches north and south of town, and back from these stood crumbling cliffs of stone and clay that tide and wind destroyed and recreated seasonally. Against the northern cliffs and sprawling off into the black forest there sat a tiny Indian settlement for itinerant workers. Canvas shelters trembling in

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March 4, 2013

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