I had a wonderful time working with Chris Grosso on his newest book, Everything Mind.
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The title’s reference to the classic joke about the Dalai Lama’s encounter with a hot dog vendor signals the playful tone of Surya’s exploration of non-duality.
If you loved Barbara Kingsolver’s family farm narrative “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle,” you’ll want to read “Slowspoke: A Unicyclist’s Guide to America,” about a Kentucky man’s cross-country travels by unicycle.
With a similar sense of purpose, Parker waited until the time was right to publish her first book. “I seem to want to have a highly refined, thought-through piece,” she says, which is why she went through multiple revisions, considered and decided against working with several traditional publishers, and finally joined with friends to form a publishing company, Winter Beach Press, before sharing her memoir, A Thousand Voices, with the public.
Mark Schimmoeller’s book Slowspoke, published by Alice Peck Editorial, just received a starred review at Publishers Weekly. “Sumptuous language and a disarming gentleness propel this profoundly simple, funny, and sincere memoir…”
“I probably wouldn’t have been published without Alice Peck. Goodbye, Beautiful went through a number of drafts and versions, and I couldn’t figure out why I wasn’t happy with any of them. So I hired Alice to edit the book for me and she suggested changing the story’s narrator. That’s HUGE, right? But it was, hands down, the best advice I’ve ever received. Honestly, when I thought about her approach, I felt the story’s heartbeat.”