Discovering Debuts

On April 16, 2020, three debut authors joined Debutiful on Zoom to read from and discuss their debut books.

Watch readings from Miranda Popkey, Sierra Crane Murdoch, and Sara Sligar.

Miranda Popkey

Topics of Conversations is about desire, disgust, motherhood, loneliness, art, pain, feminism, anger, envy, and guilt. Order it from her publisher or at

Sierra Crane Murdoch

Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman’s Search for Justice in Indian Country is an investigative non-fiction work that explores a murder on an Indian reservation, and the unforgettable Arikara woman who becomes obsessed with solving it. Order the book from her publisher or at

Sara Sligar

Take Me Apart is a psychological suspense that follows a young archivist’s obsession with her subject’s mysterious death as it threatens to destroy her fragile grasp on sanity. Order the book from her publisher or at