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Illustration from Ceremonials by  Mariana Magaña de Lio (mar_de_lio on Instagram)

A Q&A With Katharine Coldiron, Author Of Ceremonials

It was a pleasure chatting with Katharine Coldiron about her forthcoming book, Ceremonials, a twelve-part lyric novella inspired by Florence + the Machine’s 2011 album of the same name. Read...
The Bobcat by Katherine Forbes Riley

A Q&A With Katherine Forbes Riley, Author Of The Bobcat

It was a pleasure to chat with Katherine Forbes Riley about her debut novel, The Bobcat.

About the book: With the hypnotic intensity of Emily Fridlund’s The History of Wolves comes a mesmerizing love story in lush, gorgeous prose that examines art, science, nature, and the magic of human chemistry. Laurelie is an art student who has retreated deep into her imagination in the aftermath of a sexual assault. One day in the woods, she and the child she babysits encounter an injured pregnant bobcat and the reclusive hiker who has been following it for hundreds of miles. Together in the wilderness, they construct their own kind of separate peace. Then the child goes missing, forcing them all apart, and each must find a way to reenter the world alone.

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Sorry I'm Late, I Didn't Want to Come by Jessica Pan

Sorry I’m Late, I Didn’t Want To Come: A Q&A With Jessica Pan

What would happen if a shy introvert lived like a gregarious extrovert for one year? Read...
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A Q&A With Memoirist Kathleen Pooler 

Twenty years in the making, Just the Way He Walked, an alcohol recovery memoir chronicles the journeys of two addicts — her son and her own as an enabler. Read...
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How To Be Alone: A Q&A With Lane Moore

Here at Ravishly, we've long been a fan of her writing, so it was a pleasure to chat with her about her book, How to Be Alone.

Lane Moore is best known as an award-winning sex and relationships editor, a comedian, a rock singer, and an actor. But Lane’s story has had its fair share of ups and downs, from teaching herself how to become her own parent, to living as a homeless teenager in her car, to moving to New York City to pursue her dreams. Even as she felt increasingly cut off from others, she looked to her childhood heroines (like Anne of Green Gables) and romantic heroes (like Jim Halpert from The Office) to remain a hopeless romantic, and believe that she could create for herself the family she never had.

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Author Jen Hobbs

A Q&A With American Hemp Author Jen Hobbs

Recently I had the pleasure of chatting with Jen Hobbs about her book How Growing Our Newest Cash Crop Can Improve Our Health, Clean Our Environment, And Slow Climate Change.

About the book: Filled with catchall research, American Hemp examines what this new domestic crop can be used for, what makes it a superior product, and what made it illegal in the first place; the book also delves into the many health and medical benefits of the plant. Hobbs weighs in on how hemp can improve existing industries, from farming to energy to 3D printing, plus how it can make a serious impact on climate change by removing toxins from the soil and by decreasing our dependence on plastics and fossil fuels.

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Tracing the Desire Line by Melissa Matthewson

Tracing The Desire Line: A Q&A With Melissa Matthewson

I had the pleasure of chatting with author Melissa Matthewson about her recently published memoir in essays, Tracing the Desire Line.  Read...

Mark Zuckerberg Strives For Telepathic Communication

Mark Zuckerberg, the famous/infamous founder of Facebook, believes that telepathy is the future. 

(Pause for reaction.) 

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