Stephanie Lessing – She’s Got Issues

November 21, 2020 0 Comments

Stephanie Lessing is a freelance writer who lives in Demarest, New Jersey, with her husband, Dan, and two children, Kim and Jesse. Stephanie was formerly the Promotion Copy Chief for Mademoiselle magazine and traveled with Mademoiselle to co-host fashion and beauty events, going on to freelance for magazines such as: Vogue, Glamour, Vanity Fair, Conde …

Daniel Handler aka Lemony Snicket

November 16, 2020 0 Comments

Daniel Handler, writing under the nom de plume of Lemony Snicket, is the author of the popular children’s books, A Series of Unfortunate Events, which follow the misadventures of orphans Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire. He is also the author, under his own name, of three books for adults, “The Basic Eight,” “Watch Your Mouth,” …

An Interview with Kris Saknussemm, Author of Zanesville

November 12, 2020 0 Comments

Kris Saknussemm is the author of Zanesville, the first in a series of books called The Lodemania Testament. Described as a “techno-theological post-American monster vaudeville,” Zanesville opens in a futuristic Central Park, where the protagonist awakens with no idea of who he is or how he got there. Taken in by freedom fighters and given …

An Interview with Dominic Smith

November 11, 2020 0 Comments

Described by the New York Times as “highly entertaining,” Dominic Smith’s debut novel, The Mercury Visions of Louis Daguerre (Atria Books), was chosen for the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Program and won the Steven Turner Prize for First Fiction from the Texas Institute of Letters. His short fiction has been nominated for …

An Interview with Mystery Writer Sandra Balzo

November 8, 2020 0 Comments

Even die-hard mystery fans will admit that it’s rare for a mystery novel to make you laugh out loud — that is, unless you’re reading one of Sandra Balzo’s Maggy Thorsen coffeehouse novels. Since her first book, Uncommon Grounds, appeared in 2004, Balzo’s been serving up her trademark blend of humor and suspense to an …