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Mark SaFranko

Mark SaFranko – author of Hating Olivia, Lounge Lizard, and God Bless America – is about to set sail on the good ship Honest, and »

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Mary Stone Dockery

When did you write these poems and when did you become aware they would form a collection? These poems were written furiously over about an »

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Mark SaFranko Interview

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Mark SaFranko – author of Hating Olivia, Lounge Lizard, and God Bless America – is about to set sail on the good ship Honest, and we're rather excited to have this fellow aboard.  SaFranko's warts and all, often bleak, thought-prodding style is Honest writing at its finest. ...read more »

Readability & The Man Booker Prize

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
So the judges of the Man Booker prize 2014 have been announced, accompanied by a good old re-hash of the ‘readability’ argument unwittingly initiated by Dame Rimington in 2011. Is it ‘dumbing down’ to reward authors who write enjoyable books? Essentially, books are written to be read; just like any art form authors need to entertain and move their audience. But we already have a competition for the most readable ...read more »

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