Author Spotlight

Laura Pritchett
LAURA PRITCHETT is the acclaimed author of Stars Go Blue, Red Lightning, Hell’s Bottom, Colorado, and Sky Bridge as well as several books of nonfiction. Her work has garnered several awards, including the PEN USA Award for Fiction, the WILLA, the High Plains Book Award, and others. 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
THE EDUCATION OF A YOUNG POET by David Biespiel Portland, OR: Mother Foucault’s Bookshop—reading/signing—1/27 WEDDING BUSH ROAD by David Francis Los Angeles, CA: Book Soup—reading/signing—2/4 THE BOOK OF RESTING PLACES by Thomas Mira y Lopez Greensboro, NC: Scuppernong Books—reading/signing—2/8 BODY FULL OF STARS by... READ MORE
News
Upcoming Events
Posted on July 19, 2017
THE EDUCATION OF A YOUNG POET by David Biespiel Portland, OR: Mother Foucault’s Bookshop—reading/signing—1/27 WEDDING BUSH ROAD by David Francis Los Angeles, CA: Book Soup—reading/signing—2/4 THE BOOK OF RESTING PLACES by Thomas Mira y Lopez Greensboro, NC: Scuppernong Books—reading/signing—2/8 BODY FULL OF STARS by... READ MORE