The Reading Life Review - March 2021-
- Cynthia Ozick - USA -very vital author on Jewish and Holocaust Subjects
- Serena Zabin - USA - historian of The American Revolution - first appearance
- Helen Oyeyemi - UK. Gothic and Occult Writer - First Appearance
- Souvankham Thammavongsa - was born in a Laotian refugee camp in Nong Khai, Thailand, and was raised and educated in Toronto. She is the award-winning author of four books of poetry, and her fiction has appeared in Harper’s Magazine, Granta, The Paris Review, Ploughshares, The Best American Non-Required Reading 2018, and The O. Henry Prize Stories 2019.- first appearance. I am very high on her work and plan to post on all Her Short Stories in How to Pronounce Knife, her debut collection.
- Steve Wade - Ireland - I have been featuring his work for eight years now. Author of Debut Collection - In Fields of Butterfly Flames
- Junichiro Tanazaki - Japan. Great Writer
- Erskine Caldwell - USA - Historian. First appearance
- Penelope Fitzgerald - UK. Nine novels, Booker Prize Winner
- Pat O’Connor - Ireland - first apperance -Pat O’Connor lives in Limerick in the southwest of Ireland. He was a joint winner of the 2009 Best Start Short Story Competition in Glimmertrain, and in 2010 he was shortlisted for the Sean O’Faolain International Short Story Prize. In 2011, he was shortlisted for the RTE Francis MacManus Award for radio stories, and won the Sean O’Faolain Prize. In 2012 he was shortlisted for the Hennessy New Irish Writing Award and the Fish Short Story prize. In 2013 he was longlisted for Over the Edge New Writer of the Year
- Catherine MnNamara - Catherine McNamara grew up in Sydney, ran away to Paris to write, and ended up in Ghana co-running a bar. On the way she lived in Milan, Mogadishu and Brussels, working as a translator, graphic designer, teacher, art gallery director, shoe model, mother. The Cartography of Others was a finalist in the People’s Book Prize (UK) and won the Eyelands International Fiction Award (Greece). Pelt and Other Stories was a semi- finalist in the Hudson Prize (USA) and longlisted for the Frank O’Connor Award (Ireland). Her short fiction has been Pushcart-nominated and published widely. Catherine lives in a farmhouse in northern Italy. Featured many times
- Amor Towles - USA - author a Gentleman in Moscow and Rules of Civility. Love his work
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Six of The eleven authors are women. Seven have been previously featured. All but two are still with us
In March 3 novels were featured, 2 novellas, 4 Short Stories and two works on American History.
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