Editor’s note: Stephen Kessler is the author, most recently of “Scratch Pegasus” (poems, Swan Scythe Press) and “Poems of Consummation” by Vicente...
Novelist weaves local history and fiction as a vehicle for finding truth in ‘The Curse of Santa Cruz’ Stephanie Michel’s new novel...
Local author Wei Wei releases new memoir, ‘Tracing Our Footsteps: Fifteen Tales of Hope, Struggle, and Triumph’ Wei Wei emigrated from China...
Ben Lomond author gives prolific inventor, John J. Montgomery, the long-overdue credit he deserves Few Santa Cruzans know that some of the...
Santa Cruz Writes fosters a literary community in Santa Cruz County
Local ‘Plot Whisperer’ shares the secrets of story structure
‘Inside of a Dog’ encourages readers to stop and smell the roses
On the eve of his only (and rare) public appearance for his new book, ‘Farther Away,’ the celebrated author opens up about...
A young woman loses everything, then finds herself on the Pacific Crest Trail
Author Terry Tempest Williams discovers the gift of mystery in her mother’s journals
With a new book, ‘No Happy Cows,’ and the forthcoming Virtual Food Revolution Summit, author John Robbins stirs up a food uprising...
Santa Cruz prepares to spread the love of reading on World Book Night 2012
Local author explains how to find everlasting contentment with Western psychotherapy and Buddhist psychology
Pam Houston’s genre-breaking book takes readers on adventures far and deep within
MAH’s ‘Poetry and Book Arts Extravaganza’ explores new dimensions of books and words
Kiss procrastination goodbye; say hello to pen and paper
Local booksellers weigh in on books, book selling and the ins and outs of the industry
Robert Sward’s new collection spans a lifetime of dogs, loves, losses and poetry
Local author finds a sense of purpose in her tennis shoes
Lifelong dog friendship inspires children’s book series ‘Adventures of Jack and Rugby’
Russell Banks’ new novel tackles taboo topics of sex offenders, Internet porn addiction and the ephemeral line between reality and fantasy
Author Jay Feldman sheds light on the darker side of American history
Author Juliet Eilperin takes readers on a global journey into the hidden world of sharks
Aspiring authors get the chance to tell their story at ‘Pitchapalooza’
Sunset magazine’s ‘One-Block Feast’ takes local cuisine to the next level
Santa Cruz’s Nadia Krilanovich unveils an illustrated children’s book worthy of attention
The topic of food and money—and all the rich insights that can come along with exploring the emotions surrounding them—spring to life...
Ecology mixes with art in T.C. Boyle’s fascinating new environmental novel, ‘When the Killing’s Done’
Debut novelist’s provocative tale reveals casualties of war through a camera lens
Interview with Amy Sedaris at Bookshop Santa Cruz