Posts Tagged ‘Booknotes’
Juneteenth—June Nineteenth—will be observed as a public holiday for the second year on Monday, June 20th. Award-winning poet, Brian Donnell James, shares thoughts on how poetry contributes to this commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. “Sweet Tones, Somber Tones” Sweet tones,…Somber tones in the night sky Me all alone with […]
Since the Covid-19 pandemic, literary events have nearly disappeared. The Lost Weekend—hosted by Baltimore independent bookstore Greedy Reads in partnership with production friends The Stables—is reigniting the spark by bringing together the best of Baltimore’s literary voices and creative talent with the city’s most celebrated food and drinks vendors, May 13—15. I spoke with Greedy Reads […]
Apprentice House Press will release the new novel by Baltimore writer, Eric D. Goodman, on Tuesday, April 17th. He talks here about this part romantic comedy/part buddy novel.
As the son of Irish immigrants, the poet, writer, and musician Terence Patrick Winch has been part of Irish-American cultural life, with his work sometimes taking its subject matter from his upbringing in a Bronx immigrant neighborhood. Here, he shares some of the words and traditions of that cultural life. P R A Y E R […]
Another jewel in the crown of indie bookstores in the Baltimore area opened up in Northeast Baltimore just last November. They are Booknotes underwriters, Snug Books, co-owned by Katie Beltz and Emanuel Figueroa, who are life partners as well as being business partners. It was a pleasure to talk to them about their vision.
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Giving Tuesday are behind us, and the season of goodwill is here! I spoke with Emily Miller, Manager at Greedy Reads, about her excitement list. Emily’s pick.
Marking Veterans Days this month, the guest for November’s edition of Booknotes is Rafe Posey, talking about his debut novel The Stars We Share.
In honor of World Food Day, sponsored by the United Nations and commemorated annually on October 16th, the guest on Booknotes this month is poet, Hiram Larew, founder of Poetry X Hunger.
Woodhall Press is an independent publisher operating (mainly) out of Connecticut. I spoke with CEO, David LeGere, and COO, Matthew Winkler, about the landscape for indie presses in the current publishing climate.
“Public health saved your life today— you just don’t know it” — Leana Wen Leana Wen’s book Lifelines is part memoir, part celebration of public health—and it’s altogether timely.