But You Have to Write Him a Postcard

Tomas Moniz is the author of Bellies and Buffalos, the 11th Contemporary American Novella published by Black Hill Press. Bellies and Buffalos is about Sonny Gutierrez. At thirty-five, Sonny lives a comfortable life in San Jose, California with his wife and young daughter. When he discovers a long lost son, Sonny finds himself on a cross-country road trip with a 20-year-old pregnant woman, robbing a Git-N-Go store, and running with a herd of buffalo. Bellies and Buffalos is a story about letting go, getting lost, and returning home.READ MORE

Lilliam’s Three Favorite Books

Lilliam River, the editor of Bellies and Buffalos, is a freelance writer and editor whose work as appeared on E! Online, California Apparel News, Stylenetwork.com, Latina, and as the editorial director of lifestyle site Mondette.com. She’s a 2013 PEN Center Emerging Voices Fellow and a 2013 Enchanted Land Fellow at A Room of Her Own Foundation. Lilliam lives in West Hollywood with her husband and two daughters and spends her time writing young adult novels and short stories when she’s not procrastinating on twitter @lilliamr. READ MORE

The Sing for Life Series

Douglas Cowie was born in Elmhurst, Illinois in 1977. He is the author of a handful of short stories, essays, and a novel, Owen Noone and the Marauder. He teaches in the Department of English at Royal Holloway, University of London. His book Sing for Life: Tin Pan Alley is the first novella in this two part series. READ MORE