The How The Why – THTW 088 – Summer Writing Project – Author Highlights: Part IV

THTW-088-Author Hightlights IV

During the final month of the 2015 Summer Writing Project we will highlight 10 authors to share their story. Collectively, their chapters have received more than 20,717 unique reads. Today we are connected with Kathy Joy author of Lexus and Nathan Daeodain author of Espionage Between Friends.

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The How The Why – THTW 087 – Summer Writing Project – Author Highlights: Part III

THTW-087-Author Hightlights III

During the final month of the 2015 Summer Writing Project we will highlight 10 authors to share their story. Collectively, their chapters have received more than 20,717 unique reads. Today we are connected with David Khalaf author of Houdini’s Last Trick and Ryan Watt author of The Soldier and the Traveling Companion.

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Coffee Sketches – Shinjuku

Mariya Suzuki, the 2015 Summer Writing Project cover artist, will be touring coffeehouses in Japan during the months of June, July, and August.  While writers write and readers read, Mariya will sketch her surroundings onto the cup of coffee she purchased from each shop.  We will post a new illustration each week as we wait for the announcement of the final three novellas to be selected.

 


 

Rainy day in Shinjuku. Drawing while watching people look for a place to have drinks and food.

 

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The How The Why – THTW 086 – Summer Writing Project – Author Highlights: Part II

THTW-086-Author Hightlights II

During the final month of the 2015 Summer Writing Project we will highlight 10 authors to share their story. Collectively, their chapters have received more than 20,717 unique reads.  Today we are connected with M. Howalt author of ConvictionDean Moses author of The Man They Called God, and Brian Guthrie author of Fall – Future Worlds Book Two.

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Coffee Sketches – Aoyama

Mariya Suzuki, the 2015 Summer Writing Project cover artist, will be touring coffeehouses in Japan during the months of June, July, and August.  While writers write and readers read, Mariya will sketch her surroundings onto the cup of coffee she purchased from each shop.  We will post a new illustration each week as we wait for the announcement of the final three novellas to be selected.

 


 

Farmers’ Market in Aoyama. Feels different from the ones I’m familiar with. Rather hip and trendy.

 

#AoyamaFarmersMarket #aoyama #omotesando #illustration #tokyo #coffeesketches #summerwritingproject #swp2015 #whilewaiting #papercupdrawing #mariyasuzuki #mariyasketch #blackhillpress #1888center #jukepopserials

The How The Why – THTW 085 – Summer Writing Project – Author Highlights: Part I

THTW-085-Author Hightlights I

During the final month of the 2015 Summer Writing Project we will highlight 10 authors to share their story. Collectively, their chapters have received more than 20,717 unique reads.  Today we are connected with Sean Daly author of Dirt Where the Lawn Should Be, Joan Albright author of Quetzalcoatl, and J.A. Waters author of Nod-Off.READ MORE

Judging Books by Covers – August 22

As part of the Summer Writing Project, an annual collaboration between Black Hill PressJukePop, and 1888 that advocates writing and supports reading, we present a panel to discuss Judging Books by Covers.

 

This panel of art and design experts will debate the importance of the book cover and the author as a brand.

 

Diana Arterian of Noemi Press and Ricochet

Deena Drewis of Nouvella

Sunyoung Lee of Kaya Press

 

Saturday, August 22, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Barnes & Noble

791 South Main Street, Unit 100, Orange, CA 92868

 

Thanks to our partners and sponsors this event is free and open to the public.  This program will also be recorded and published on our podcast, The How The Why.

 

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Diana Arterian
@dianaarterian

 

Diana Arterian was born and raised in Arizona. She currently resides in Los Angeles where she is pursuing her PhD in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Southern California. She holds an MFA in poetry from CalArts, where she was a Beutner Fellow. Diana is a Poetry Editor at Noemi Press, and a Managing Editor and founding member of Ricochet. She has recently been honored with residencies and scholarships from Caldera Arts Center and Vermont Studio Center. Her chapbook, Death Centos, was published by Ugly Duckling Presse, and her writing and translations have appeared or are forthcoming in AsymptoteBlack Warrior Review,CircumferenceDenver QuarterlyDIAGRAMEleven ElevenTwo Serious Ladiesand The Volta, among others.

 


 

Deena Drewis
@NouvellaBooks

 

Deena Drewis is the founder and editor of Nouvella, an independent press dedicated to novellas. Nouvella titles have been selected as a National Jewish Book Award winner, a Lambda Literary Award finalist and an Amazon Best Book of the Month, and have gone on to help launch the careers of New York Times Bestselling authors such as Edan Lepucki and Emma Straub.

 


 

Sunyoung Lee
@kayapress

 

Kaya Press is a group of dedicated writers, artists, readers, and lovers of books working together to publish the most challenging, thoughtful, and provocative literature being produced throughout the Asian and Pacific Island diasporas. We believe that people’s lives can be changed by literature that pushes us past expectations and out of our comfort zone. We believe in the contagious potential of creativity combined with the means of production.