Along the way, he has continued to look for innovative ways to push his books to his fans while keeping down his overhead. Not wanting to keep such valuable experience to himself, Elliott did two things. First, in he forged his vision of low-cost publishing by in 21 Black Street, an eBookstore to mirror a traditional African-American themed bookstore - except it could totally cuts out a publisher's printing costs. Second, Elliott created the Well-Fed Black Writer, a blog for authors to find life-hacking tips for more efficient, effective self-publishing.
The Well-Fed Black Writer includes podcasts, video and blog posts, all to help aspiring authors turn their manuscripts into publishing success stories. Words: 12, Language: English. Published: August 12, After Etceterra runs into a deadly situation during an investigation, not paying attention, Brian recruits a street-smart, attractive white woman named Needles. Words: 86, Published: August 11, Kendall Walker had aspirations of working in the fashion Industry, but she put her life on hold to start a family with the man she loved, her high school sweetheart Dre.
Dre became rich, Kendall became pregnant and they started their little family. Things were going well until Dre started coming home later than usual confirming what Kendall had already suspected, Dre was having an affair. Words: 13, In this controversial installment, Number 15 of the Godsend series, an elaborate plot to get a Godsend member killed runs through Brooklyn, South Bronx, Queens, Alabama, and Pennsylvania.
Words: 10, In the fourteenth book of the Godsend Series, Brian and Echo finally work the wrong case. While Brian runs across a girl who is seeing a man too old for her, Echo gets upset with a Godsend client … and shoot her in the ass. In the thirteenth book of the Godsend Series, there's a valuable lesson to be learned: If you can't stand the heat … stay your ass away from the Mojave Desert.
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At degrees, the human body dehydrates quickly. Then comes the dizziness. Then Echo passes out. Kira Sutton should have never told him about the mixed martial arts fighter who stalked and sexually-harassed her. Language: American English. Published: June 30, Mike Hudson wants to know who killed his wife. The police have always suspected him, so he hires Godsend Investigations in order to clear his name.
Bad-ass Mike-Mike, the year-old son, plans to do more about it than his dad does. Sheronda Foster, the young boy's aunt, is ugly. In more ways than one. When her husband catches Echo with his pants down, and easy case suddenly gets complicated. Amber Gehring committed a selfish act that's likely to get her killed. So when Avery Cameron Granite gets someone to kidnap her daughter and the young babysitter, she knows what she has to do.
Echo, Kiandra, Brian, and Needles need to move fast in order to find the children. Easier planned than executed because Mr. Granite is smart and has plenty money, a good woman, and an escape plan. Words: 49, Published: June 29, The bestselling series created by K. Will karma finally catch up with Daniels?
What happens when TeTe finds out about John's little secret. Will Shamari choose the woman he loves or the one carrying his seed? See how it all comes to a close in the last and final book in the series Kingpin Wifeys. Words: 29, Now that Shantelle is dead, will Jada be next? Was she supposed to be the one killed and not her friend? Stunna has a debt to pay and until that happens, Mikhail is holding Micky as ransom.
Has he finally reached the point of no return? TeTe is faced with a choice: taking the life of someone else, or losing her own livelihood. Words: 30, Recuperating from a gunshot wound and now facing his legal battle, Fresh decides to pass his torch to Shamari.
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Jada puts her heart on the line and tells Shamari exactly how she feels. Will he accept it? The stress of being a madame is taking it's toll on TeTe, so much so that she's decided to enter another risky business with even higher stakes. Starr is torn between two lovers: Stunna and Q. Micky finds herself torn between the woman she loves and the brother who has always been there for her. Who will she choose? Ava's past comes back to haunt her and her life is on the line.
But when she is unable to turn to Shamari, she enlists the help of TeTe. Stunna gives Starr a final ultimatum. Jada comes face to face with a lover from long ago. Stunna is out to finds out who's responsible for raping his sister Mickey. Q is out on bail and he wants to prove his innocence to Starr, but is he? Agent Barry Daniels threatens to expose Jada and Black's rendezvous if she doesn't go along with his shady plans. TeTe wants justice for her sister and Black's murders. The problem is: She doesn't know who she's getting revenge against. Words: 28, Black has been murdered, the gang is left to pick up the pieces and find out who murdered him.
Shamari is finally free and now faced with a decision: Will he turn back to the streets? Starr is armed with new information about Q's involvement in Trey's death and she is determined to cut him off but how? Jada is faced with a choice between Shamari and Fresh and though Jada is in love with F. Words: 55, The wifeys face their biggest, deadliest and most heart-wrenching obstacles yet!
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Starr is torn between what she wants and what she needs. How can she decide? Jada once again finds herself in the middle of a complicated threesome with her, Fresh and Tank. Will she walk away unscathed? Meanwhile TeTe, for once, might be in over her head when her past come backs to haunt her. The men of Atlanta have no idea who they are dealing with. The women in Kingpin Wifeys are on a rampage. TeTe is determined to annihilate all threats towards her and Black. Will she get to them before they get to her? And Jada needs to make a decision about her future.
While one wifey makes a discovery that will change her life forever. Words: 34, Jada, Starr and TeTe show the world and their men that they are definitely in charge. Jada has moved on from Shamari but he is still in love with her. How far will he go to make sure she stays loyal to him? TeTe has Black wrapped around her fingers but will a big misunderstanding lead to his downfall? Loyalties are tested and relationships are betrayed in Going Hard as the drama continues. TeTe questions where her relationship with Black is going.
Will Shamari being in jail result in Jada being caught in the crossfire between Black and Shakur? Jada, Starr and TeTe are used to being the boss and getting their way, but they find themselves having to use everything they have to hold onto their men. Lani, Starr and Jada are girlfriends to some of Atlanta's biggest drug dealers and they are friends living a fabulous lifestyle.
But all is not great in the land of milk and honey. Follow the ups and downs of these three women as they lead the Kingpin Wifey lifestyle. Words: 59, Published: December 16, A business that proves to be lucrative and allows him to fly under the radar and clear of his drug dealing past. Life couldn't be better for Tommy with cars, money and two girlfriends,until he sells a car to some cross town drug dealers and one of them gets busted in the car a.
Words: 33, Published: September 24, Jada seems to be done with Shamari and has received mixed-signals from Fresh. Is she ready to move on with her life or will she once again fall into the arms of a past love? Published: December 10, Season 2 of Kingpin Wifeys is back with more twist than ever before! This Season has it all - new love, new drama and new characters who will test the loyalties of the Wifeys. Starr continues to mourn the loss of Trey, but will a new love interest lead to more heartbreak?
Is she really ready to move on? Jada, too, finds herself alone as Shamari goes to jail but she is determined to get him out. Words: 53, Published: September 19, The book exists in that space between fact and fiction, between novel and memoir—but I knew right away that every word was true. It is a book of poems, it is a memoir, it is a living journal, all at once. This is the best writing—personal, but with two arms held wide open to invite you in.
Night Moves is a book teeming with generosity. It gives and gives and asks only for an eager imagination in return. Daniel Mason. One of those who manages to be both highly regarded for fiction writing and being a physician we have a few of those this month, with Chaya Bhuvaneswar here October 24 , Daniel Mason makes this welcome Elliott Bay return to read from his beautiful new novel, The Winter Soldier Little, Brown. The unsinkable Margarete is a mesmerizing character, and the book's investigation into the psychiatric toll of war on its combatants could not be more timely.
This novel convinces you with every sentence. I was transported to a lost world of the past. Suspenseful, thrilling, aching with emotion. Kat Holmes with Hanson Hosein. University Lutheran Church. Designing for the future, Holmes convinces, requires designing for human diversity. Mismatch is a manifesto, a primer, and a rousing invitation for everyone in the design and production process to become inclusion experts who will collectively make a better, more effective, and more just world for us to share. An important read for anyone who aspires to build great products for the greatest number of people.
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Cassandra Overby. A hiking vacation offers countless rewards: the time to admire the tidiness of a village farm, soak in the rugged alpine view from a rocky perch, and absorb a country through the smells of its landscape and encounters with locals. Travelers will also appreciate overviews of fifteen long-distance trails and day hikes in Belgium, France, Italy, Germany, Great Britain, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, and Turkey, with itineraries that range from one to fifteen days.
Arne Duncan. Seattle University - Pigott Auditorium. Which is not to say he got his way. Nicole Chung with Ijeoma Oluo. Central Seattle Public Library. Nicole Chung was born severely premature, placed for adoption by her Korean parents, and raised by a white family in a sheltered Oregon town. From childhood, she heard the story of her adoption as a comforting, prepackaged myth. She believed that her biological parents had made the ultimate sacrifice in the hope of giving her a better life, that forever feeling slightly out of place was her fate as a transracial adoptee.
This book should be required reading for anyone who has ever had, wanted, or found a family—which is to say, everyone. Free admission. Click here For more information. Join us for the 15th annual Denise Levertov Award presentation and reading. Named for the poet Denise Levertov, who spent her last years in Seattle, the award is given annually to an artist, musician, or writer whose work exemplifies a serious and sustained engagement with faith. This event is free and open to the public.
RSVP via the ticket link appreciated. Saturday University with Christina Sunardi. Seattle Art Museum. Tickets and more info. Sy Montgomery.
Ten tales poignantly personify 13 critters both commonplace and exotic, from Tess the border collie and Chris the extroverted pig to spiders and octopuses …Other animals she writes about live farther from home, and Montgomery tells of quitting a newspaper job to shadow emus in the Australian Outback and befriending a tarantula in the jungles of South America. Natalie Diaz: Self-Portraits. Much of the foundational imagery and contemporary, often-stereotypical understanding possessed by white America about Native Americans comes from the work of Edward S.
Curtis, the Seattle-based photographer who undertook a decades-long ethnographic survey of Native culture in the turn-of-the-century. Documenting some plus tribes, Curtis, a non-Native, left behind a controversial legacy. Tonight, Diaz will present a series of self-portraits and share work written in response. After the presentation, questions from the audience will be welcomed. Anastasia Higginbotham. Important, accessible, needed. Benjamin Balint. Benjamin Balint combines the sharp eye of the courtroom journalist with the keen meditations of a literary and cultural thinker, and his research and lively intelligence deliver insights on every page.
Who should inherit Franz Kafka? The anthology itself is a great mix of writers known and being introduced, with Mia Alvar, Alexander Chee, Mitchell Jackson, and Yiyun Li among the former. Jennifer Baker is creator and host of the Minorities in Publishing podcast and a contributing editor to Electric Literature. Click for more info. This new book may be a hard one to put down and go to sleep. Rest up!
A quartet of four excellent poets hold forth this evening, all reading from recent work. She has had poems, translations, and stories published in over forty journals with numerous awards and fellowships. He is presently finishing a collection of essays. Jane Wong comes down from Bellingham, where she presently is a professor at Western Washington University. Elliot Reed with David Shields.
With him in conversation will be noted Seattle writer and University of Washington professor David Shields, most recently author of Other People. A Key to Treehouse Living is the story of one very particular boy, a boy growing up in the Midwest without parents. A moving and funny and impressive debut. Fun, too. Lacy M. Johnson with an extraordinary new book. The Reckonings Scribner is a book of essays, meditations and ruminations on what vengeance, retribution, contrition, compassion, justice, mercy, and grace are. A lot is in here, richly so. Much of her writing here was prompted by response to her acclaimed memoir, The Other Side, an account of being sexually assaulted which received widespread praise and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.
At the heart of this book of essays is both the body of an individual woman and the body of the world, both endlessly transgressed and yet able to endure with defiance and bold beauty. Whatever we mean when we say justice, Lacy M. Johnson reminds us how love must be threaded through the everything, a love that is a fierce life-force and not an apology. Here is a woman whose voice and body have moved through violence to refuse cultural inscription.
Let that be song. I don't know that I've ever been happier to be alive after reading any book … The Reckonings is proof that caring about this place, and getting lost in the minutiae of what makes us unjust might actually be a pre-req for creating incredible, life-altering, just art. Andri Snaer Magnason. He is the only writer to have received the Icelandic Literary Award in all those categories.
And his work has gone beyond Iceland itself, published or performed in over thirty-five countries. Dick Award. The imaginative power of novels like LoveStar may serve as a wake-up call, if only we read and heed them. Saturday University with Van-Anh Vo. This morning the Saturday University morning fall series on performing arts of Asia continues with acclaimed composer and musician Van-Anh Vo. John Carreyrou. The result is a bracing cautionary tale about visionary entrepreneurship gone very wrong.
For his extensive coverage of Theranos, Inc. Poetry World Series Seattle Emceed by the incomparable John Roderick. Two teams of award-winning poets including Bill Carty, E. Book sales and signing will follow the reading. Bring a topic to pitch to the poets! Two wonderful poets, each affiliated as faculty members with The Evergreen State College, and both coming here from Olympia, read here together from newly published collections.
Zhang Er has a new book of poems, First Mountain Zephyr , published bilingually, written in Chinese and translated by Joseph Donahue and herself. This book traces a moving return to her homeland, a tracing of the cycles of birth, life, and death. She also co-edited a landmark anthology of contemporary Chinese poetry, Another Kind of Nation.
Chiseled by craft and thought, the result of this collection achieves a wild, symphonic philosophy of poetics that is, at once, humorous and profound. Rebecca Brown with Jennifer Borges Foster. Not Heaven, Somewhere Else: A Cycle of Stories, a beautiful edition from Tarpaulin Sky Press, gives us new work in the inimitable, striking voice Rebecca Brown writes in, and is known for around the world - she is one of the most internationally published writers around.
With Rebecca Brown tonight, in conversation, is Seattle poet, book-maker, and literary press editor Jennifer Borges Foster. John Freeman - Cancelled. John Freeman is also the author of a recent book of poems from Copper Canyon, Maps.
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Two esteemed masters of science-fiction writing get together for an evening of what should be spirited talk, as Seattle area-based writer Ted Chiang and Karen Joy Fowler, up from California but with many connections in the region, get together to talk. Ted Chiang has a new book of stories, Exhalation, due out next spring.
Get Tickets. Celebrating Thom Jones and Night Train. This evening marks the publication day of a much-needed book, Night Train: New and Selected Stories Little, Brown , work from three collections along with other writing by the late Thom Jones. A longtime resident of Olympia, he came with a fury onto the literary scene in his forties with his debut collection of stories, The Pugilist at Rest in No other books appeared in the following 17 years Thom Jones lived, as he battled poor health, passing away in Night Train marks a welcome return of his work to the public eye.
The stories collected in Night Train are radioactive with soul, bleak humor, and savage truth. This book affirms Jones's standing as one of short fiction's timeless masters. Jones' style is characterized by compassion, surprising humor, and his characters and their determination to survive. This superb volume, richly introduced by Amy Bloom, will renew appreciation of Jones' literary power.
Elizabeth George. Hugo House keeps things hopping in this first month of being reopened in its lovely new space, tonight offering an evening of craft talk by esteemed mystery novelist Elizabeth George. She is also the recipient of numerous awards and honors. Walter Mosley.