No one can believe 2021 is ending in less than two months, but you better believe there are still some fascinating debut books for you to discover. Below are nine debuts coming out that you should order from your indie bookstore now because the supply chain issue is real.Continue reading “9 debut books you should read this November and December”
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”
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”
Each month, Debutiful picks buzzworthy and under-the-radar debut books you should read.Continue reading “6 debut books you should read this October”
Every month, Debutiful selects 10 buzzworthy and under the radar debut books for readers to discover.Continue reading “10 debut books to read this September”
Every year, PEN America releases an anthology of the best short stories written by first time published writers. This year, a dozen writers were selected from a wide-ranging array of literary journals – both in print and online. They were judged and selected by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Kali Fajardo-Anstine, and Beth Piatote.Continue reading “Meet 4 writers collected in the PEN America Best Debut Short Story Collection Anthology”
Kelsey McKinney is a writer, reporter, and co-owner of Defector.com. She has written cover stories on Olivia Munn, in-depth looks at how a producer created the most dangerous monster of the 21st Century and everything in between.
Her debut novel, God Spare the Girls, is a family drama about two sisters who uncover a disturbing secret about their father. The two handle it very differently and the book follows their family story through mega-churches in Texas to their most intimate moments where everything is questioned.
Debutiful asked McKinney to answer the reoccurring questionnaire A Life of Books so readers can get to know her better.Continue reading “A Life of Books with Kelsey McKinney, author of God Spare the Girls”