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Life Lines The Books Podcast

Oct 30, 2018

A quarter-finalist in Amazon’s 2013 breakthrough novel competition, Shapiro published her short story “Pieces of Light” in Gemini Magazine and her short story “The Convenience Store” in Story Shack. She is currently completing a novella (tentatively named) “Between The Keys” about a pianist whose hand is...


Oct 23, 2018

New York City’s only worker-owned print shop, Radix Media, is nestled in a small and easily-overlooked space on Bergen Street in Brooklyn. Step inside the unassuming front door and you’re transported back in time to an era when books were crafted by hand. Nick Hurd, one of the owners, is the grandson of Clement...


Oct 16, 2018

Award-winning writers of best-selling books come from all over the country into New York City public schools bringing picture books, chapter books and young adult books of all kinds. It’s been going on for the past three years, ever since Michele Weisman created Meet the Writers, Inc., a non-profit and...


Oct 9, 2018

Brooklyn poet Stella Padnos works “on the fine line between courage and crazy.” A therapist in New York City, she creates intimate, funny and fearless poetry from the dark places we all have and hide. Her first book, In My Absence, a collection of poems on love, ambivalent parenting, and at-times failing...