Buying Indie, The Handmaid’s Tale, Zelda, Ron Rash, the Universe & More! Your Weekly Lit News Roundup by Laurel Dowswell

Independent Bookstore Day Celebrated The official Independent Bookstore Day is the last day of April each year. Bringing author readings, music and kids events and more, indie bookstores from all over celebrate this special Saturday. Indie bookstores are vital, enthusiastic, and community-building centers of literature, poetry, and creativity. Love […]

EU Lit Awards, Festivals, Warrior Writers & More! Your Weekly Lit News Roundup by Laurel Dowswell

2017 European Union Prizes for Literature Announced On April 21st, the twelve winners for the 2017 prize were announced. Funded by the Creative Europe programme, the winners include Rudi Erebara (Albania), Ina Vultchanova (Bulgaria) and Sine Ergün (Turkey). The prize recognizes excellence in new and emerging literary talents across the […]

A Stone for Bread by Miriam Herin

REVIEWED BY KRISTINA MORICONI A Stone for Bread | Miriam Herin| Livingston Press 2015| 302 pages | ISBN: 978-1604891560 On the pages of A Stone for Bread, there are intersections where readers will want to pause, places where poetry and politics meet, where history and human relationships overlap and […]