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Together Raising Orphans: The Publisher-Author Relationship

When I first started Atticus Books, nearly four years ago, my intention was to discover debut novelists. As I became familiar with the small press terrain, I began noticing this unforgiving crack between commercial and literary fiction, a layered netherworld of talented story craftsmen like Nathan Leslie. Writers like Nathan whose prose — like a […]

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Loving Lit Mags: Nathan Leslie

While we fiction houses love a good book, the writing in literary magazines holds the possibility of discovering snippets of newfound talent and mainstay art. Literary magazines are like a good party host. They connect people–readers to new authors and authors to new readers. They give us a taste and leave it up to us […]

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Tommy Twice, Cover to Cover: An Interview with Nathan Leslie and Jamie Keenan

It’s easy enough to get a take on a new book from reviews like this one, but nobody knows quite what’s gone into that work of art you’re holding like the author and the cover designer. Luckily for us, when it comes to The Tall Tale of Tommy Twice, both of these guys are very […]

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Read An Excerpt

It was still dark when Chelsea rattled my arm, waking me up. “Get up,” she said. She said it was time for me to earn my worth. I wasn’t sure what this meant, but I was about to find out. I didn’t know then what time it was (four in the morning), but this would […]

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