Author Lindsey J. Palmer takes the BD Spotlight OR Why You Shouldn’t Read and Walk

May 22, 2014

If you’ve ever wondered, really wondered what it would be like to work in a cutthroat women’s lifestyle magazine’s headquarters, Lindsey J. Palmer could probably teach you a thing or two. A former magazine employee herself, Palmer’s debut novel, Pretty in Ink, takes an honest-yet-funny look (through multiple characters’ perspectives) on the demands of working in the not-so-glamorous industry that everyone’s… Read More

Novelist Kate Racculia on Her Latest Book, Bellweather Rhapsody, OR Why You Need Thoreau on a Desert Island

May 19, 2014

Kate Racculia is funny. Very funny. I was lucky enough to have taken a novella-writing class with her during our MFA years at Emerson. Even then, Kate’s effortless humour and quirky characters infused the workshop setting with some much-needed levity and depth – no easy feat.  Her newest novel, Bellweather Rhapsody, just earned an ‘A’ from Entertainment Weekly. It’s… Read More