Author Steve Almond, in town for Wordstock at Powell’s Books, joined us in the W+K Atrium last week to discuss the state of publishing today, options for authors and why he’s decided to become “a drug dealer for books.” Continue reading →
Dear Blog readers that are in Portland tomorrow, You are invited to see writer, Ken Mercer.
Ken started his career in advertising, but could not shake the urge to be doing " real" writing. Back in the early 90s, he wrote his first book, a private eye novel then later ended up burning it. Years later while on an Independence Day trip with his family to a small town in rural Northern California, he got the idea for another book that would eventually become Slow Fire. He sat down and began to write it that September, and worked on it for almost four years.