Diane Zinna on the ins and outs of publishing The All-Night Sun

Diane Zinna on the ins and outs of publishing The All-Night Sun

Diane Zinna‘s The All-Night Sun is a luminous story about love, grief, desire, and truth. Set at a small college in Washington, D.C. and during midsummer in Sweden, the novel follows a professor entangled with an enigmatic student and her brooding brother. As the teacher lets her inhibitions go, she must also grapple with tragedy that has engulfed her in the past.

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Digital Book Tour – Kate Milliken, Kept Animals

Digital Book Tour – Kate Milliken, Kept Animals

With so many author tours being canceled, Debutiful has invited any author who had events canceled or postponed due to COVID-19 to do a reading and a brief interview as part of the Digital Book Tour podcast series.

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Digital Book Tour – Adrienne Raphel, Thinking Inside the Box

Digital Book Tour – Adrienne Raphel, Thinking Inside the Box

With so many author tours being canceled, Debutiful has invited any author who had events canceled or postponed due to COVID-19 to do a reading and a brief interview as part of the Digital Book Tour podcast series.

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Digital Book Tour – David Moloney, Barker House

Digital Book Tour – David Moloney, Barker House

With so many author tours being canceled, Debutiful has invited any author who had events canceled or postponed due to COVID-19 to do a reading and a brief interview as part of the Digital Book Tour podcast series.

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Podcast Episode 03: Alexandra Chang, author of Days of Distraction

Podcast Episode 03: Alexandra Chang, author of Days of Distraction

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Alexandra Chang grew up in Northern California where she eventually became a technology journalist, including writing for Wired. She’s since moved across the country, obtained an MFA from Syracuse, and wrote her debut novel Days of Distraction. The book follows a narrator who has a similar life to Chang, but the book is far from autofiction.

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Lee Matalone on making ‘Home Making’ by happenstance

Lee Matalone on making ‘Home Making’ by happenstance

In Home Making, Lee Matalone explores how people face anxieties as they attempt to put together their lives and figure out their places in the world. The debut novel is filled with multiple generations of women who are finding their footing at different stages of life.

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Peter Kispert knows what makes a good story

Peter Kispert knows what makes a good story

Peter Kispert is a beloved editor who has worked with some of best writers publishing today. He is also is an accomplished writer himself, with work appearing or forthcoming in OUT, GQ, and Eqsuire. His writing, both fiction and non-fiction, explores identity, queerness, and culture.

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A Life of Books with Emma Sloley, author of ‘Disaster’s Children’

A Life of Books with Emma Sloley, author of ‘Disaster’s Children’

Emma Sloley‘s short fiction has been published in various journals like Catapult and collected in an anthology edited by Rebecca Makkai. She also is a seasoned travel writer where she has traveled the world writing essays for outlets like Coastal Living and Travel + Leisure.

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On death and imaginary friends: Amanda Goldblatt reveals how she created ‘Hard Mouth’

On death and imaginary friends: Amanda Goldblatt reveals how she created ‘Hard Mouth’

In Hard Mouth, the dizzying debut from Amanda Goldblatt, the main character Denny retreats from her every day life into the woods to escape the news that her father’s battle with cancer is finally coming to an end. Once she arrives, Goldblatt offers a Phoebe Waller-Bridge twist on Thoreau. Denny deals with death by diving into her own head to be accompanied by an imaginary friend.

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A Life of Books with Nicholas Mancusi, author of ‘A Philosophy of Ruin’

A Life of Books with Nicholas Mancusi, author of ‘A Philosophy of Ruin’

In A Philosophy of Ruin, the debut novel by Nicholas Mancusi, a philosophy professor questions his choices, what life is about, and reevaluates his own outlook on philosophy. The professor, named Oscar, is experiencing one of the roughest patches in his life. To add to everything, he is seduced by a student who gets him caught up in a drug ring that begins to upend everything he has worked for.

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