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Talking About Writing: Joseph Zeppetello

Hemingway’s famous advice to “go and write” is almost the contrary of what Virginia Woolf writes about in “A Room of One’s Own.” Woolf speaks of the metaphorical space of a room and the need for actual physical space and income for women, or anyone, to practice the art and craft of writing. This juxtaposed […]

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Atticus Authors on the Move: November

The flurry of fall may be fading into the cold lethargy of winter, but our authors aren’t slowing down. As always, you can catch them all over the web and all over the country–you may even catch them giving away some serious prizes to gear up for the holiday season. So, before you slip into […]

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Interview with the Author of 'Daring to Eat a Peach'

Interview with the Author of ‘Daring to Eat a Peach’

One of the many perks of publishing a writer’s first novel is that even when he’s on a summer sojourn in Italy, you usually can convince him to grant the occasional interview. Joseph Zeppetello, author of the forthcoming novel, Daring to Eat a Peach (November 2010, Atticus Books), takes time to shed some light on the birth […]

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Radios and Rockets

Father Moran, our principal, was from Queens, so when the Mets won the World Series in 1969 we were excused from class and allowed to go into the cafeteria/auditorium to listen to the last few innings of the last game over the school PA system. I had already been following the game on my General […]

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Literary Romance Defies Laws of Motion

Literary Romance Defies Laws of Motion

A handful of friends are pushed and pulled together, then driven apart by choice and circumstance.  They walk into and out of each other’s lives with personal baggage, professional purpose and no certain outcome.  They either act upon their impulses and change their surroundings or they bite their lips and perpetuate their status quo. Perched […]

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