Browsing: Local Author

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Start Reading Homing Instincts by Sarah Menkedick…
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Pittsburgher Sarah Menkedick‘s work has been featured in Harper’s, Pacific Standard, Oxford American, Aeon, Guernica, The Paris Review Daily, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA in nonfiction from the University of Pittsburgh, and she was a 2015-2016 Fulbright fellow in Mexico. She’s also the founder of Vela, an online magazine of nonfiction writing by women.

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Start Reading All That’s Left to Tell by Daniel Lowe…
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Daniel Lowe teaches writing at the Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and received his MFA in fiction writing from the University of Pittsburgh. His debut novel, All That’s Left to Tell, “celebrates not just the power of storytelling but the deeply human need for it in even the most dire situations” (Stewart O’Nan).

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4 Questions: Daniel Lowe
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Daniel Lowe teaches writing at the Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and received his MFA in fiction writing from the University of Pittsburgh.…

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4 Questions: Marc Nieson
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Marc Nieson’s Schoolhouse: Lessons on Love & Landscape is now available! Nieson — a Raymond Carver Short Story Award winner and Pushcart Prize nominee — teaches…

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4 Questions: Joshua David Bellin
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Pittsburgh’s Joshua David Bellin, author of Survival Colony 9 (“A post-apocalyptic thriller that collides breathless action with devious world building and genuine heart. A terrific novel!”…

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Chalk’s Outline by J.J. Hensley
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We’re thrilled to be able to share the first chapter of Chalk’s Outline by J.J. Hensley, a former police officer, a former Special Agent with the U.S. Secret Service, and a citizen of Littsburgh.

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Whisper by Dana Faletti
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War and Wonder, the third book in Littsburgher Dana Faletti’s Young Adult paranormal romance series, The Whisper Trilogy, will be available as an e-book on December 1st. On Thursday, Dec. 17th, Gifted Hands Gift Shop in Wexford will be hosting a book launch to celebrate the release of the paperback.