A Life of Books with Meredith Westgate, author of The Shimmering State

Meredith Westgate’s debut novel, The Shimmering State, perfectly blends sci-fi and romance. Author Adam Wilson said the book was reminiscent of Eternal Sunshine For the Spotless Mind. Meredith Westgate is a graduate of Dartmouth College and has an MFA in Fiction from The New School. We had the native Pennsylvanian and current Brooklynite answer our recurring “A Life of Books” questionnaire so readers can get to know her.

Continue reading “A Life of Books with Meredith Westgate, author of The Shimmering State”

A Life of Books with Kyle Lucia Wu, author of Win Me Something

A Life of Books with Kyle Lucia Wu, author of Win Me Something

Kyle Lucia Wu has written one of the best books of 2021. Win Me Something, out now via Tin House, is an emotional and powerful book about finding your identity when you never felt there was an identity to find. Wu’s debut follows a biracial girl who never felt welcomed by classmates of either race.

Continue reading “A Life of Books with Kyle Lucia Wu, author of Win Me Something”

A Life of Books with Nathaniel Ian Miller, author of The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven

A Life of Books with Nathaniel Ian Miller, author of The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven

Nathaniel Ian Miller is the author of The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven, which tells the tales of Sven as he heads to the Arctic Circle to experience adventure. The book is delicate and introspective. It highlights human perseverance at its best. Miller himself raises beef in Vermont when he is not writing.

Debutiful asked Nathaniel Ian Miller to answer the semi-recurring “A Life of Books” questionnaire so readers can get to know him better.

Continue reading “A Life of Books with Nathaniel Ian Miller, author of The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven”

A Life of Books with Blake Sanz, author of The Boundaries of Their Dwelling

A Life of Books with Blake Sanz, author of The Boundaries of Their Dwelling

Blake Sanz is a Denver-based (by way of Louisiana) writer who was chosen by Brandon Taylor as the winner of the Iowa Short Fiction Award for 2021. His debut collection, The Boundaries of Their Dwelling, is set in American South and Mexico and explores immigration, family, and geography. It’s exquisitely written and eye-opening.

Debutiful asked Sanz to answer the reoccurring questionnaire A Life of Books so readers can get to know him better.

Continue reading “A Life of Books with Blake Sanz, author of The Boundaries of Their Dwelling”