Getting the Band Together This week, it’s that of Kathi Kamen Goldmark who died last week at 63 ... She eventually started a business escorting writers around the bay area before combining her passions by starting the Remainders. Although she was a schmoozer extraordinaire ... 05/31/2012 - 9:12 am | View Link
Kathi Kamen Goldmark, Writers’ Catalyst, Dies at 63 Kathi Kamen Goldmark had made a lot of friends in the literary world by shepherding authors on book tours when one day inspiration struck: what the very best authors yearn to be, she realized, are rock stars. So was born the Rock Bottom Remainders, a ... 05/29/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Category:Writers from the San Francisco Bay Area ... List of San Francisco Bay Area writers; A. Helen Adam; Leon Adams; Donald Allen; Karen Kruse Anderson; Poul Anderson; Reb Anderson; Ivan Argüelles; Gerald Asher 11/23/2014 - 1:02 am | View Website
"Don't Quit Your Day Job" Records HomePage 'Don't Quit Your Day Job' Records brings you the best (or maybe the only . . . ) in literary rock & roll and subversive children's music. Music performed by Jessica ... 11/22/2014 - 11:07 pm | View Website
Schedule of Events 12:00 p.m. MDC Museum & Galleries of Art + Design @ the Fair : Add to Schedule: 3:00 p.m. Marriage Equality: Redeeming the Dream : Add to Schedule: 4:00 p.m. 11/22/2014 - 9:20 pm | View Website
Rock Bottom Remainders History . The Remainders was founded by Kathi Kamen Goldmark in 1992. Kathi was then a musician whose day job was in book publicity. Through this, she met many ... 11/22/2014 - 8:30 pm | View Website
2014 Confirmed Authors Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion ... 11/22/2014 - 5:31 pm | View Website
Who doesn’t look back on their life with some regret? Many stories have been based on a character who reflects on the events of their life and searches for blame or some explanation for why things happen.
When he was three years old, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart sat at the clavier and harmonized in thirds. At age six, he composed his own music. Two years later, Mozart dazzled the king and queen of England with a virtuoso performance.
Tim Finch, a former political journalist for the BBC and former director of communications for the Refugee Council, has written a disturbing and blisteringly funny debut novel. “The House of Journalists” (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $26) challenges the liberal pieties to which those who work with refugees — particularly young, privileged idealists — so often cling.
J. F. Powers won the National Book Award in 1960. He also wrote a raft of letters out of which his daughter, Katherine A. Powers, has constructed a sort of biography in “Suitable Accommodations: An Autobiographical Story of Family Life: The Letters of J. F. Powers, 1942 - 1963” (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $35).
“Flesh and Blood: A Scarpetta Novel” (William Morrow, $28.99) is Patricia Cornwell’s 22nd novel featuring forensic medical examiner Kay Scarpetta, so there are some assumptions that can be made at the start. She is married to FBI profiler Benton Wesley, living in Cambridge, Mass., in a beautiful and expensive 19th century house on the northern border of the Harvard University campus, working freelance for the Cambridge Forensic Center (CFC) and various other government organizations.
If a tried and true combination for representing Western Pennsylvania culture exists, one could choose few better options than football and steel mills. These products go back decades, and at a time when Pittsburgh is moving farther and farther from its industrial past, one could argue exploring the history has never been more important or potentially fascinating.