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Reading at Andalusia

Reading from my novel in Flannery O’Connor’s dining room at Andalusia was unlike any thing I’ve ever done before: standing at the podium in one corner of the dining room, the big oak dining table pushed against the fireplace to make room for rows of motley chairs, with a few lucky  Read More 
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Thank you, Terese Svoboda for The Cailiffs in your "Top 10 Read in 2010"

"Top 10 Read in 2010" by Terese Svoboda
TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2011 AT 12:00PM
During the first month of 2011, Dzanc Books will be sharing a number of "Best of 2010" lists written by our authors, our editors, and other affiliated folks. Today's list comes from Terese Svoboda, author of Pirate Talk or Mermalade.

Top 10 Read in 2010
Mary Helen Stefaniak, The Cailiffs of Baghdad, Georgia, novel: the voice keeps grabbing Realism and twisting its ear!  Read More 
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Talking with the Eclectic Book Club of Omaha

On Tuesday, March 16, after a lunch of corned beef and cabbage at the Omaha Field Club, I had the pleasure of visiting with more than sixty members of the Eclectic Book Club of Omaha. (Thank you, Jane, for the invitation!) I gave them a preview of The Cailiffs of Baghdad, Georgia,which will be out in September, by reading a few short passages--introducing them to Miss Spivey, handsome Force Cailiff, and the ingenious Theo Boykin, smartest person in Piedmont County--and by talking about how I came to put "Baghdad" and "Georgia" together in my novel. I was surprised to meet  Read More 
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