What if apes were living side-by-side the human species, wearing Urban Outfitters, taking public transportation and even talking? What would they talk about? That’s the question author Walt Maguire seeks to answer in his new novel Monkey See (ENC Press, Summer 2009).
In a phone interview about his first book, Dope Thief, Philadelphia author Dennis Tafoya marveled at his “incredible luck” at being published by Minotaur Books.
Local author Marc Schuster sat down with us to discuss his upcoming novel The Singular Exploits of Wonder Mom and Party Girl (PS Books May 2009). The tale centers on Audrey, a woman who struggles with issues of addiction and romance. The novel offers a darkly comic look at consumerism and the ideal of perfection.
The woods aren’t very deep, but you can get past where the sound of traffic reaches, and all you hear is the melody water makes dropping around rocks, a complex composition, constantly changing, modulating, carrying your mind like a leaf along the surface unless you make the choice to stay where you stand, by […]
We had American cooking in a diner.
You play the fretted verb
and the firmament sheweth his handywork. —Psalms 19:1 Sometimes, late night, the middle of January maybe, I get home, everything’s quiet, the cows aren’t in the pasture out back, all the lights turned off as far as I can see, the packed snow crunches underfoot as I step away from the car and slam […]
I think Death will come
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Dee Dee Risher is a writer and editor living in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia. For several years she was an editor of The Other Side, an independent progressive Christian magazine. She is originally from South Carolina.