AUTHORS AT FOLIO

March 18, 2021

Moon U.S. Civil Rights Trail: An Interview with Deborah Douglas

 

Written by award-winning journalist and author Deborah D. Douglas, Moon U.S. Civil Rights Trail: A Traveler’s Guide to the People, Places, and Events that Made the Movement (Moon Travel Guides), takes homebound travelers and curious minds on an eye-opening journey inspired by the official Civil Rights Trail (established in 2018 by Travel South). Both a functional tour guidebook and narrative, U.S. Civil Rights Trail brings the movement’s most pivotal moments to life through illustrative storytelling, historical sites, and cultural experiences.

March 18, 2021

Folio Book Buzz with Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House Representative, Liz Camfiord, presents the best in new and forthcoming fiction and non-fiction in March.

Liz Camfiord has worked for Penguin Random House for 25 years with booksellers and librarians. She holds her B.A. in English Literature from U.C. Berkeley. Liz lives in West Los Angeles and also serves as trustee and publications chair at Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center where she co-edits the Pacific Coast Poetry Series.

February 18, 2021

Folio Book Buzz with Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House Representative, Liz Camfiord, presents the best in new and forthcoming fiction and non-fiction in February.

Liz Camfiord has worked for Penguin Random House for 25 years with booksellers and librarians. She holds her B.A. in English Literature from U.C. Berkeley. Liz lives in West Los Angeles and also serves as trustee and publications chair at Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center where she co-edits the Pacific Coast Poetry Series.

December 04, 2020

Poetry Reading: Motherhood

 

A special reading of poems about motherhood in an uncertain time. 

 

Featuring Anastacia-Renee, Keetje Kuipers, Jenne Hsien Patrick, Jessica Gigot and Margot Kahn.

December 03, 2020

Reaganland: An Interview With Rick Perlstein

Author and historian Rick Perlstein in conversation with Folio Board member Sandeep Kaushik and KUOW reporter David Hyde about his new book Reganland. Perlstein shared his approach to writing history, insights into how the modern American political right came into being, and how Trump fits into that narrative.

November 17, 2020

Theorem by Elizabeth Bradfield & Antonia Contro

In Theorem, a collaboration by poet Elizabeth Bradfield and artist Antonia Contro, spare images, distilled text, and the resonant space between investigate the legacy of secrets acquired in childhood and held through a life. Part visual interrogation of shapes and forms, part lyrical bewilderment at the interface of memory and geometry, Theorem charts a luminous path of self-discovery that unsettles and upends. Theorem's collaboration opens possibilities beyond the simple life-changing epiphany. 

October 13, 2020

My Unforgotten Seattle By Ron Chew

Folio Seattle and University of Washington Press hosted award winning reporter, editor and feature writer Carey Gelentner in an interview with Third-generation Seattleite, historian, journalist, and museum visionary Ron Chew about his book My Unforgotten Seattle.

October 01, 2020

The Writer's Library - An Interview With Nancy Pearl and Jeff Schwager

Bestselling author, librarian, literary critic, Book Lust host and devoted reader, Nancy Pearl discussed her new book The Writer's Library, an intimate, moving and insightful collection of interviews with our great literary figures. 

September 22, 2020

The Apocalypse Factory by Steve Olson 

 

The Hanford nuclear reservation in south-central Washington State is best known today as the most radiologically contaminated place in the western hemisphere and as the site of an immense government-funded cleanup. 

July 15, 2020

Quitter: A Memoir of Drinking, Relapse and Recovery by Erica Barnett

With remarkably brave and vulnerable writing, Barnett expands on her personal story to confront the dire state of addiction in America, the rise of alcoholism in American women in the last century, and the lack of rehabilitation options available to addicts.