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Six Degrees Left: Retelling the Classics in Hollywood and Beyond

Atticus authors John Minichillo, JM Tohline, and Tommy Zurhellen wrap up their conversation on retellings in literature with a discussion on Hollywood film adaptations of books. Read last week’s conversation. The following conversation is conducted by Atticus Books publicist Lacey N. Dunham and editorial/marketing assistant Abby Hess.   Let’s talk about the other great adaptation […]

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Six Degrees Left: Retelling the Classics

  Atticus authors John Minichillo, JM Tohline, and Tommy Zurhellen continue their conversation on retelling the classics. Read last week’s conversation. The following conversation is conducted by Atticus Books publicist Lacey N. Dunham and editorial/marketing assistant Abby Hess.   …it is an altogether unique and enjoyable challenge to create “something new” out of something that […]

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Six Degrees Left: Retelling the Classics

There will always be parts of a story that sound familiar.  Aspects of plot, character, or voice that we’ve seen or heard before as if the authors have swung past each other in similar loops, grabbing snippets from one another as they cross.  Whether you believe that there are really only seven basic plots, or […]

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A Future for Fiction? Finding a Home for Young Writers

originally published by The Los Angeles Review reprinted with permission of Red Hen Press This is no fiction: we are a generation of writers struggling to find a home in a changing literary landscape. While the business of bookselling has undoubtedly changed (Farewell, beloved bookstore!), equally in flux are the aesthetics of the genre itself. […]

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Atticus Authors on the Move: Spring Roundup

Atticus Authors on the Move: Spring Roundup

April can be rough. Rain, thunder, bugs finding their way back into your bedroom, spring not quite sure if it wants to be warm, or suddenly drop back to sweater weather right when you’ve finally decided its time to stop dragging that thing around with you because you’ve never put it on. Yes it’s true […]

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Creating Beauty: An Interview with JM Tohline

KENSINGTON, MD — “Old soul.” The term seems apropos for JM Tohline, whose first novel, The Great Lenore, is a tributary throwback to authors of the Jazz Age. Tohline’s debut has been described by Marc Schuster as “a page-turner that introduces the literary world to an author with a clear and profound appreciation for the […]

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Atticus Signs Fresh New Voice JM Tohline

KENSINGTON, MD — Independent press Atticus Books is delighted to announce the addition of a bright new upstart, author JM Tohline, to its burgeoning circle of novelists. Tohline’s refreshingly ethereal debut novel, The Great Lenore, is scheduled for summer 2011 release. “Jordan [Tohline] brings a vibrant energy and dream-big attitude to our eclectic literary ranks,” […]

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