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Bouchercon 2019: Lisa Unger interviews Hank Phillippi Ryan, Guest of Honor

Bouchercon 2019. Lisa Unger interviews Hank Phillippi Ryan, Guest of Honor. Saturday, 2 November, 9:30AM in Landmark C. Recorded by Patrick von Wiegandt and transcribed here by me, Gabriel Valjan. Any errors are my own. Photos are from the web. … Continue reading

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Latina Authors and Their Muses

Twilight Times Books published Latina Authors and Their Muses on 24 Setpember 2015. As I write this, Amazon offers the Kindle version of the 354-page book for 99 cents for a limited time. Leticia Gomez, CEO & Founder of Savvy Literary … Continue reading

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Sugar and Sweat

Like any writer, I seek to improve my skills. Most days I’ll return to the imaginarium to watch how other authors have whetted the nib, so I can improve the down strokes on my keyboard, but some days I’ll read … Continue reading

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Marcelle Sauvageot: Love’s deceptive pirouette

The best works of literature speak to the eternal, the human condition, irrespective of historical context, their original language, or the author’s gender. Marcelle Sauvageot’s Commentary belongs to world literature because it depicts the human situation and because it defies … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Woman: Dorothy Salisbury Davis

The Twenties had the Lost Generation; the Fifties had the Beat Generation, yet all through the Thirties, Forties and well into the Sixties and Seventies, there was a group of women writers of crime fiction less talked about, less read … Continue reading

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The colonel is dead

The colonel died yesterday. Gabriel García Márquez may have passed away in a hospital in Mexico City, but for many who affectionately called him Gabo, he simply walked into the forest of his Macondo. I call him the ‘colonel’ because … Continue reading

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An Irishman’s Revenge

In the literary hallway the footsteps of John O’Hara have faded to less than an echo. I have my theories as to why that is the case, but I’d like to explore the verdicts in three distinct prefaces to O’Hara … Continue reading

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