Interview: Tananarive Due and Steven Barnes

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This past June I got the pleasant experience to meet and work with one of my favorite authors – Tananarive Due. Later that same week I got double the experience when she invited her husband, Steven Barnes, to talk with us about sexuality, race, slavery in a seminar. Both are authors I greatly admire and [….]

Devil's Wake by Tananarive Due and Steven Barnes

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Devil’s Wake Tananarive Due and Steven Barnes Atria Books ISBN-10: 1451617003  — ♦ — I’m going to say this right from the start – I am not a fan of zombies. They scare the you-know-what out of me! Of the three big supernatural monsters (Vampires, Werewolves, & Zombies) the latter scare the most because I can actually [….]

LitStaff Pick: Favorite 'Colorful' Books

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Good writers, if they know what they’re doing, paint pictures with the stories they tell. Theirs are the most vivid, the most abstract, and those visionary ideas, plots and characters leave indelible impressions on our memories. Sometimes you can even glean an idea of the worlds you are about to enter through the titles of [….]