This Week in Writing
Anne Rice, author of the recently published book Prince Lestat, is on book-signing tour. She stopped in Tempe, Arizona this weekend. Pick up her book at Changing Hands.
The National Book Award for fiction was granted to Phil Klay on Wednesday after the debut of his short story collection, Redeployment, based on his experience as a Marine in Iraq.
Lisa Borgnes Giramonti published NovelInteriors: Living in Enchanted Rooms Inspired by Literature, bringing a modern look to living spaces from books: chairs from Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights, sofas described by Jane Austen in her novels, and library shelves described on Louisa May Alcott’s books.
Viv Albertine, punk rocker member of The Slits, published her memoir Clash, Crash, Redemption. The book is based on her early life and career.
R.A. Montgomery, c-founder of the publishing house Vermont Crossroads Press and author of the Choose Your Own Adventure series, dies at 78 years old.