There are countless approaches to depicting the subject of a memoir. Tweakerworld by Jason Yamas turns a portrait of the writer into eye-catching pop art.
Tweakerworld follows Yamas as he becomes the top meth dealer in the Bay Area before entering recovery and comes out March 7, 2023 via Unnamed Press. Debutiful is pleased to reveal the striking cover of the book now!Continue reading “See the cover for Tweakerworld, the debut memoir from Jason Yamas”
Starting October 3rd, Debutiful’s podcast feed will add a new weekly reading series titled First Taste.Continue reading “Debutiful Announces New Weekly Reading Series Podcast: FIRST TASTE”
Elisabeth Thomas always loved Gothic Literature. She wanted to be transported away from her reality. The Yale-graduate, now working as an archivist for The Museum of Modern Art, knew she would always try her hand at a modern Gothic book.
Catherine House, inspired by her interest in the culture of elite American universities and colleges, is about a prestigious and secretive school where students don’t have contact with the outside world. Readers follow Ines as she discovers why the school is so isolated, the complicated history of Catherine House, and the secrets it holds.Continue reading “Catherine House is the book Elisabeth Thomas always wanted to read; so she wrote it”
This supersized debut episode features four conversations with some of 2019’s best debut authors.Continue reading “Podcast Episode 00: Kimberly King Parsons, Melissa Rivero, John Englehardt, and Lauren Wilkinson”
Debutiful was born on December 11, 2018 in a gray cubicle in a suburb of Phoenix. It was a conglomeration of factors that led to it and without a very specific series of events, this project would never have existed.Continue reading “Debutiful thanks you for an amazing debut year!”
The debut year of Debutiful featured over 40 written interviews with debut authors. Some were conducted in the coziness of my apartment while others were in study rooms at libraries, a random office at my day job with the state government, or in the car parked under a tree.Continue reading “Introducing Debutiful the Podcast”
The Center for Fiction announced the seven book shortlist for their First Novel Prize. Of the seven, six were featured previously on Debutiful. Three were interviewed here (see below), while another I interviewed for Electric Literature.Continue reading “The 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize announced”
I am thrilled to announce I will have a booth at the 2nd Annual Meet Your Literary Community on October 5 at Phoenix Public Market.Continue reading “Come Meet Debutiful and Your Literary Community at Phoenix Public Market”