Review/Interview: Self-Portrait in Dystopian Landscape

by Danielle Champiet-Coronado A curious book with a lyrical title that sounds like something you’d hear on the radio between Wagner’s ‘Flight of the Valkyries’ and DeBussy’s ‘Claire De Lune’. I say curious because of the book’s unique nature. “It’s written from the perspective of the observer being observed,” Stephen Lackaye, poet and author of […]

Last Tuesdays Poetry; August 28, 2018

    by Danielle Champiet-Coronado Greatness isn’t achieved without a few follies and this poetry event was no exception to either. At first I thought that we were being punked by Gilbert & Sullivan or that Rod Serling would poke his head out from behind the stacks and say “gotcha!” Such was not the case. […]

Run The Red Lights by Ed Skoog

by Danielle Champiet-Coronado Ever have a conversation with a book? Not a self-help book, but a real book. I never have – until now. My typical relationship with a book is to immerse myself in the story. So fun to do! Just cuddle up in my favorite reading spot with a giant cup of coffee […]

The Divine Ms. Alicia’s Divinity School

by Danielle Champiet-Coronado   Book lovers were treated to a double-pleasure this past April 24th at the Barnes and Noble bookstore in Vancouver, WA. The first was a reading of a children’s book accompanied by the largest xylophones I have ever seen. The second was the divine Ms. Alicia Jo Rabins reading selections from her […]