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A conversation with author Peter McDade about “The Weight of Sound”

You probably wouldn’t imagine a rock star wearing a tidy red polo shirt. You also probably wouldn’t imagine one quietly sitting over a cup of tea in Dr. Bombay’s Underwater Tea Room, his pale blue eyes catching the light. Spotting him at the warm wooden table, you might guess he is a college professor, or a devoted dad, or a novelist. And he, Peter McDade, is all three....

A conversation with Christopher Martin about the journey of writing

Writing is a winding journey with twists and turns, ups and downs, periods of creativity and blockage. But most of all, it is personal; it’s an individual act that is different for all writers. Chris Martin, a newly published author and English teacher from Lawrenceville, knows this all too well....

Portrait of a Man: Man Martin, author of “The Lemon Jell-O Syndrome”

We meet at the man’s home, Man’s home, as it is Man Martin’s home where we meet. This is a modest-looking ranch-style house, three bedrooms, with an ample yard that includes a chicken coop and a sprouting garden in the north Atlanta neighborhood of Dunwoody. I arrive with dual purpose: to fulfill the interview portion for this profile, and to help Man Martin achieve a new clothing look for his latest novel’s release, said novel being The Lemon Jello-O Syndrome, out now from Unbridled Books....

Review: Jorie Graham’s “Fast” tethers humanity in a world of machines

Jorie Graham has always been invested in humanity’s conflict with the natural. From her first work in 1980, Hybrids of Plants and Ghosts, up through her Pulitzer Prize in 1996 for Dream of the Unified Field, through the new century in Overlord and Sea Change, Graham has consistently kept score of the goings on in the push and pull of humanity’s work on planet Earth....
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