Anthology Readings: The Empty Nest, The Other Woman, Dangerous Liaisons, and Bad Girls with authors Eric Brandt, Jane Ganahl, Eddie Muller, Karen Stabiner, Ellen Sussman, Lolly Winston and Victoria Zackheim.
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Eric Brandt is Senior Editor at Harper San Francisco, the religion and spirituality division of HarperCollins Publishers. Having worked for a variety of publishers in New York and San Francisco, he has been a publishing professional for over fifteen years.
Jane Ganahl is the co-founder of Litquake, a former newspaper columnist who covered the culture of the unmarried, and author of the memoir Naked on the Page: The Misadventures of My Single Midlife.
Eddie Muller is a writer based out of San Francisco. He is known for writing books about movies, particularly film noir. Founder and president of the Film Noir Foundation, he is considered a noir expert and is called on to write and talk about the film genre.
Karen Stabiner's anthology, The Empty Nest, is one of three books she has written about the relationship between parents and their adolescent children, following the memoir My Girl: Adventures With A Teen In Training, a finalist for the Books for a Better Life Award, and All Girls: Single-Sex Education And Why It Matters. Her landmark book about breast cancer, The New York Times Notable Book, To Dance With The Devil, is a provocative analysis of efforts to cure breast cancer.
Ellen Sussman is author of three novels: The Paradise Guest House, French Lessons, and On a Night Like This.
Lolly Winston is the author of The New York Times bestselling novel Good Grief. Her work has appeared in Redbook, Glamour, Family Circle, The San Jose Mercury News, The Sun, and many other publications. Happiness Sold Separately is her second novel.
Victoria Zackheim is author of The Bone Weaver and editor of anthologies The Other Woman and For Keeps. She is developer and writer of the documentary film, Saving Our Children: Frances Kelsey and the Story of Thalidomide (2008).