Author Spotlight

Joan Silber
Joan Silber is the author of eight books of fiction, including the story collection Fools, which was long-listed for the National Book Award and nominated for the PEN/Faulker Award. We ask her five questions here.
NEWS & EVENTS
Awards
Counterpoint Novel Makes the
National Book Award Longlist!
Posted on September 28, 2017
Congratulations to Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, whose debut novel A Kind of Freedom has been nominated for a National Book Award for Fiction! National Book Award fiction judges Alexander Chee, Dave Eggers, Annie Philbrick, Karolina Waclawiak and Chair Jacqueline Woodson have named A Kind of... READ MORE
Interview
Five Questions for Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, author of A Kind of Freedom
Posted on August 3, 2017
                        What inspired you to write the novel? I noticed a trend in African American communities whereby members of my generation seemed to have fewer opportunities available to them... READ MORE
Events
Upcoming Events
Posted on July 19, 2017
A KIND OF FREEDOM by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton Burlingame, CA: Burlingame Public Library—reading/signing—11/16 Miami, FL: Miami Book Fair—panel/signing—11/18-11/19 GANGSTER NATION by Tod Goldberg Palm Springs, CA: Temple Isaiah—reading/signing—11/7 Miami, FL: Miami Book Fair—panel/signing—11/18-11/19 SURVIVOR CAFÉ by Elizabeth Rosner Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Arts... READ MORE
News
Upcoming Events
Posted on July 19, 2017
A KIND OF FREEDOM by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton Burlingame, CA: Burlingame Public Library—reading/signing—11/16 Miami, FL: Miami Book Fair—panel/signing—11/18-11/19 GANGSTER NATION by Tod Goldberg Palm Springs, CA: Temple Isaiah—reading/signing—11/7 Miami, FL: Miami Book Fair—panel/signing—11/18-11/19 SURVIVOR CAFÉ by Elizabeth Rosner Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Arts... READ MORE