Debutiful Podcast: Meghan Gilliss – Lungfish

Debutiful Podcast: Meghan Gilliss – Lungfish

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A Life of Books: Gabriel Patterson, author of Reminding Me of Mo

A Life of Books: Gabriel Patterson, author of Reminding Me of Mo

Gabriel Patterson is and musician and storyteller from Denver. His career has always been about representing his home city and the people he knows and loves. His debut memoir is no different. Reminding Me of Mo is an ode to his friend Geranimo Maestas, who was murdered for his Denver Broncos jacket in 1993.

Debutiful asked the author to answer our recurring “A Life of Books” questionnaire so readers can get to know him better.

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The Best Debut Books of 2022 (So Far)

The Best Debut Books of 2022 (So Far)

Below are the fifteen best debut books that Debutiful’s founder Adam Vitcavage has read and covered so far in 2022. The titles include not-quite-dystopian criticisms of our current society, coming-of-age tales that bend the genre’s tropes, family dramas built on memorable characters, and some of the most uniquely crafted short story collections you’ll ever read.

You can purchase all of the books listed below via Debutiful’s Bookshop.org page.

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Going Gothic (Novel) with Kit Mayquist and Tripping Arcadia

Going Gothic (Novel) with Kit Mayquist and Tripping Arcadia

Kit Mayquist’s novel, Tripping Arcadia, has “A Gothic Novel” smack dab on the cover. Many readers tend to assume one thing or another about what a Gothic novel is, so Debutiful decided to dig a little deeper with Mayquist to understand truly what Tripping Arcadia was all about.

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A Life of Books with Renée Branum, author of Defenestrate

A Life of Books with Renée Branum, author of Defenestrate

Renée Branum’s work has appeared in The Georgia Review, Narrative Magazine, The Gettysburg Review, Brevity, Alaska Quarterly Review, and Best American Nonrequired Reading, among others. She was a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Prose Fellowship in 2020 and is currently pursuing a PhD in Fiction in Cincinnati.

We asked her to answer our recurring “A Life of Books” questionnaire so readers can get to know her better.

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