Tomorrow at Powell’s

TNATNR skyscraper2We’ll celebrate the launch of The Night, and the Rain, and the River, edited by Liz Prato, at 7:30 p.m.  tomorrow, Tuesday, May 6, at Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside, Portland.

Featured readers are Scott Sparling, Joanna Rose, Margaret Malone, and Sage Cohen, plus editor Liz Prato acting as master of ceremonies. We’ll be giving away Cupcake Jones cupcakes and we’ll raffle off several copies of our special edition hardcover.

Advance Praise

“Like the varied and verdant landscape of the Pacific Northwest, the stories in The Night, and the Rain, and the River will make you gasp and grow your heart. Sweet cheating boyfriends, hopeful drunk drivers, angry little sisters, inept sincere fathers, even a lonely goose, all are portrayed with exuberant complexity in their quests for love.  These stories offer up bright light in our often overcast skies.”

– Natalie Serber, author of Shout Her Lovely Name

“I love this book like I love the ocean. The Night, and the Rain, and the River gets under your skin and travels your body from the first page. Each story brings you to the edge of your own heart, or life, or death, or gut grabbing laughter, and as the stories accumulate, you slowly realize you’ve been allowed into a world. These writers will mark you for life; remember their names. We are nothing without each other.”

– Lidia Yuknavitch, author of Dora: A Headcase

See the catalog page for more information about the book, where to buy it, and recent media coverage.
And here’s the Facebook event page if you want to invite your friends!

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