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Latest issue of Meredith Sue Willis's Books for Readers,  (Issue# 196): Rukeyser; De la Peña, Didion, Last Exit to Brooklyn, Alberto Moravia, and more!

New Writing Prompt 4-18-18: Click here!

MSW to speak May 6, 2018 at the morning program of the Ethical Culture Society of Essex County at 11:00 am on "A Novelist in the Digital Age: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly.


Coming in August--
Meredith Sue Willis's new novel,
Their Houses

"Tough-minded, compelling...a terrific read"  -- Phillip Lopate

"Sweet, slyly humorous cadences of West Virginia" -- Diane Simmons

"A compelling series of mysteries" --Jane Lazarre



The Hamilton Stone Review Halvard Johnson Commemorative Issue (Number 38, spring 2018) is available online.    Poetry and Fiction: Halvard Johnson. Criticism, appreciations, and photos: Dick Allen, Charles Baxter, James Cervantes, Burt Kimmelman, Roger Mitchell, Carole Rosenthal, Joseph Somoza, and Lynda Schor.


Great news! Phyllis Wilson Moore has received the The Women of Appalachia Project (WOAP)'s 2018 Women of Appalachia Project (WOAP) Appalachian Advocate Award. See the Press Release here.





Now available from Columbia University Press:

A Time to Stir: Columbia '68

Essays on the 50th anniversary of the
Student Rebellion at Columbia University
(Full disclosure: MSW has an essay in here!)

Read an early review here.





MSW E-books!

Meli's Way Ebook Cover ImageOradell at Sea Ebook Cover ImageLove Palace Ebook Cover ImageDwight's House Ebook Cover ImageHigher Ground Ebook Cover ImageOnly Great Changes Ebook Cover Image
Trespassers Ebook Cover ImageA Space Apart Ebook Cover ImageRe-Visions Ebook Cover ImageOut of the Mountains Ebook Cover ImageThe City Bulit of Starships Ebook Cover Image

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Irene Weinberger Books.... an imprint of Hamilton Stone Editions. Check us out!



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