Melissa Scholes Young discusses her new novel, THE HIVE.
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I scrolled through photos of my neighborhood—live oak trees half-buried in churning brown water, white caps licking street signs, the coffee shop, the running trails, all submerged. ...more
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The summer after Bruce Snow graduated from the University of New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina arrived in his hometown.
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Upon publication of his first novel, Balls, author Julian Tepper received pointed advice from one Philip Roth: quit. What the elder statesman, on the verge of his own retirement, was trying to say is that the writing life is “just torture,” and he should spare himself the suffering. But instead of heeding that advice, Tepper […]
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