BAB launches our new imprint Alleyway Books, and we welcome our newest author Michael Gerhard Martin, whose story collection, Easiest If I Had A Gun will be the inaugural Alleyway publication.
frank discussion by guest authors, editors, agents, and publishers who share insights into the literary life
Robert Yune: I first read Geni’s work in 2011. I was the fiction editor of The Fourth River, and our readers had passed on a story to me with enthusiastic notes: “Stuck w/ me long after I finished,” “DROP EVERYTHING, READ NOW.” And I did.
Michael Gerhard Martin
What are you working on?
My friend and publisher Jeffrey Condran asked me if I’d like to write this post, and I was delighted. You can read his response here:
general cultural commentary and ruminations about noteworthy books by new, established, and classic writers
Creative expression isn't for the faint of heart--especially during uneasy times, when creative workers have an important decision to make about whether to engage with or ignore contemporary circumstances. One artist who unflinchingly chooses engagement is comics journalist Joe Sacco.
Thanks to a collaboration between the University of Pittsburgh creative writing program and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Braddock Avenue Books co-founder Robert Peluso had the chance to talk live with novelist Ian McEwan about novellas, Nabokov, the idea of the book, and living the literary life.