Books & Literature

Wine Dogs

Anthropologists believe the “domestication event” that led to wolves becoming Canis lupus familiaris—a.k.a. the modern dog—occured about 10,000 years...

Ferlinghetti Spaghetti

A poet prevails As regards the recent passing of poet, playwright and Beat publisher, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, exiting at three digits...

Author Matt Taibbi and ‘The Business Secrets of Drug Dealing’

Matt Taibbi first made a name for himself when he filed stories from Russia. Later, he published provocative pieces...

Insta-Poet: Michael Giotis’ Instagram poetry series

Back in the day, poetry readings were intimate affairs crammed into noisy cafes replete with baristas banging portafilters like...

The Modern Witch’s Guide to Magickal Self-Care

A “cottage witch,” according to Witchipedia, is “a witch whose magickal practice focuses mainly on the home.” Add to...

Sonoma Noir: New Jonah Raskin Mystery

Shelter-in-place provided prolific Sonoma County author Jonah Raskin ample time to conclude his murder mystery trilogy starring...

Formerly Unsheltered Sonoma County Author Takes New Direction

Edward Campagnola is currently editing the uplifting sequel to his debut novel, ‘Directions to the Dumpster.’

Local Bookstores Keep the Conversation Going Online

Book Passage, Copperfield's Books and others host free virtual readings and discussions with renowned writers.

Hard Bound

Since opening in 1981, Copperfield’s Books has survived earthquakes, fires and floods, and fought off big box stores...

Bell or High Water

“Talking about what is and isn’t funny is like talking about what does and doesn’t turn you on,” says...

Write the Storm

In the early hours of Oct. 9 last year, poet Ed Coletti and his wife, Joyce, were among the...

Write Now

Established in 1975, the North Bay– based Redwood Writers is the largest chapter in the statewide California Writers Club,...

Writing Waves

There is something about immersing oneself in saltwater for extended periods of time and dodging walls of waves that...

Take Flight

Photographer and conservationist Paul Bannick has dedicated his life to exploring the wilds of North America and intimately documenting...
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