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September 15, 2021

2022 Virginia Festival of the Book

Every March, the Virginia Festival of the Book presents five days of programming featuring hundreds of speakers discussing their new books. This year, I've been invited to review submissions to the 2022 Festival, and am enjoying the diverse and varied offerings - from picture books to literary fiction, hard-hitting non-fiction to big, glossy style books. Submissions for books and speakers is open until October 1st, 2021, so if you want to submit [...]
June 12, 2021

The Writing Shed

I’ve been struggling to write. I’ve tried writing before going to work, but I’m a night owl by nature. Besides, in the morning my head is anticipating what I’ll have to deal with when I […]
April 25, 2012

What is Tsarpunk? Interview with Leigh Bardugo

Lia Keyes: Okay, Leigh, so what IS Tsarpunk? Leigh Bardugo: We can be frank with one another, yes? We’ve known each other, lo, these many seconds, shared a few vowels. All right then, I’ll give […]