Review: Verge | Lambda Book Report

In November, Lambda Literary News reviewed Verge, the first novel by Z Egloff, published earlier this year (and featured in our August newsletter). The verdict? A book that begins quietly before picking up pace and “sweeping the reader up in a whirlwind.”...

Val in Curve and HuffPo

Curve features an article with Val McDermid, who describes her childhood growing up in a mining community. The interview coincides with publication of A Darker Domain featuring a new character, DI Karen Pirie “as fascinating and nuanced as any McDermid character...

Interview with Val McDermid | Women in Hollywood

For an interview to tie in with last month’s broadcast of A Place of Execution, Women and Hollywood, Val was asked once again about violence — and women writing about violence. (And yes, she admits to getting pretty frustrated about being misquoted and...

Books and Politics

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cewgascvaMQ Marcia Finical certainly didn’t ever expect to see Hillary Clinton and George W. Bush discussing Last Chance at the Lost and Found. But seeing is believing. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKMdif2Yg9k And Bett Norris...

Bywater Books in Provincetown

As regular readers will know, Bywater Books teamed up with Kate Clinton to host the first annual Laugh Out Loud panel. Mari SanGiovanni played host, while Cynn Chadwick, Z Egloff, Marcia Finical, and Bett Norris talked about their experiences in today’s book...