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Zu Vincent: Good Writing Takes Time, Sometimes a Lifetime

by Erica Valdez For the fourth installment of our WordSpring 2015 interviews, The Haberdasher caught up with novelist Zu Vincent. National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson says Vincent’s novel The Lucky Place, “takes your breath—then gently hands it back to you again,” and Vincent’s annual holiday fiction, published by the Chico News & Review, is … Continue reading

Zu Vincent: The Interplay of Creative and Critical

by Pavan Atwal Talented writers are easy to find, but writers who are talented and have an immeasurable amount of passion are much more difficult to come by. I received the honor of interviewing the accomplished and intelligent Zu Vincent on April 21, 2014 . Vincent has written numerous short stories and novels, including her … Continue reading

Leave ’em Wanting More: Fiction by Carrie Wasinger, Zu Vincent & Molly Emmons

What makes engaging fiction? What keeps a reader up until 3am, until the last word of the last page is absorbed and the white space allows for reflection? What sends us back to that first line, that opening paragraph? Why do we read, and then re-read? Many of those reasons – figuring out whodunit, crisp … Continue reading

One Writer’s Summer 2012 ‘Must Read’ List

by Erica German   Writers must be readers but that doesn’t mean when we are not writing, we are reading—just that we should be, right? I am obsessed with finding out what my favorite writers are reading and why.  Their reading journeys almost always include a few classic titles along with tomes written by their favorite … Continue reading

Zu Vincent: Welcomes You to the World of YA

by le Hab At le Hab, we often hear people ask, “What’s YA?” So, we were delighted to see Zu Vincent’s workshop, titled “Is Your Novel So Yesterday? Uncover Today’s YA!” on the list of Wordfire offerings. Vincent, whose YA (read Young Adult) novel, The Lucky Place, has appeared on awards lists each year since … Continue reading

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