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Host and Producer: Michael Neff
Co-Producer: Tatyana Mishel

( Web del Sol )

    Barbara Zitwer, Kate Gale, Surf and Neff ...

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    Barbara Zitwer talks about high concept novel sales, the state of publishing, and provides insider secrets into Nick Cage's personality, especially as it relates to mechanical bats. A top literary agent in NYC, Barbara has also produced films such as VAMPIRE'S KISS with Nicolas Cage and was Executive Producer on LAZARUS RISING with Columbia Tri-Star. Currently she is executive producing THE FRIDAY NIGHT KNITTING CLUB that will star Julia Roberts. Start the show ... listen

    Kate Gale puts forth her theory on what is ailing American lit. She discusses the sale of books with free oranges, Book Sense, and all kinds of controversial stuff. Kate is the 2005-2006 President of PEN USA, the president of American Composers Forum/LA., and the primus motor of Red Hen Press and The Los Angeles Review. She also runs a Writers in the Schools program for underserved communities. Start the show ... Read More...

    Michael Neff is the creator and director of Web del Sol, SolPix, Del Sol Press, and Algonkian Writer Conferences. He publishes several literary magazines including In Posse Review, 5_Trope, The Potomac, and La Petite Zine, and is also editor-in-chief of Del Sol Review. His own work has appeared in such publications as The Literary Review, North American Review, Quarterly West, Pittsburgh Quarterly, Mudlark, Conjunctions, and American Way Magazine.

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    Actor/writer Michael O'Keefe's best known film role is Danny Noonan in the comedy film Caddyshack. He received a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination for his role as the oldest son of a Marine aviator in The Great Santini. O'Keefe's Broadway theatre credits are considerable and he is also known for his portrayal of Fred, the husband of Roseanne's sister Jackie on the ABC series Roseanne. Additional television credits include Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and M*A*S*H. He was married to Bonnie Raitt from 1991 to 1999.

    Jessa Crispin s the editor and founder of the literary Web zine She is the publishing columnist for the Book Standard, and her reviews and features have also appeared in the Guardian, the Chicago Reader and The Washington Post, among others.

    Maud Newton lives and writes in Brooklyn, New York, and works as an editor in Manhattan. Her blog has been praised, criticized, and quoted in such places as The New York Times Book Review, Forbes, New York Magazine, The Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, and Poets & Writers Magazine. Since starting her blog in 2002, Maud has contributed book reviews to the New York Times Book Review, The Boston Globe, and The Washington Post Book World.


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