Posts Tagged: christopher merrill

Notable Los Angeles: 6/19–6/25

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Monday 6/19: Tom Stern discusses and signs My Vanishing Twin. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Venice-based musicians and artists k-blamo and Sacramento author Maureen O’Leary in their performance The Ghost Daughter: The Shaker of Truth, and a reading of The Ghost Daughter. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

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Notable Portland: 3/30–4/5

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Thursday 3/30: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Watson reads from his new book, Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free. Poet Christopher Merrill reads from his memoir, Self-Portrait with Dogwood. Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, 7:30 p.m., free. Friday 3/31: Come celebrate the release of Sweeping Exits’ The […]

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This Week in Short Fiction

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On Tuesday, Margaret Atwood released Stone Mattress, a collection of “wonderfully weird short stories.” Stone Mattress is Atwood’s eighth collection of stories, not to mention her 14 novels and other formidable volumes of poetry, children’s literature, and nonfiction. Reviewers across the boards are heralding this most recent work as “wise, sharp,” and “rich.” Let’s look at […]

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