Mar 25, 2014
Dear Ice Cube Press: THE DANCER’S FIELD is a story of a ballerina releasing her talent and beauty in 1950’s and 60’s Nebraska. When people imagine a woman in the fifties, they imagine a housewife who submits to the demands of her husband and...
Mar 14, 2014
Dear Ice Cube Press: I’m a Des Moines resident, and I love the state of Iowa. I have written a book that takes place at a farm several miles away Des Moines (if you’re querying us, then I already know you have written a...
Mar 03, 2014
Writer’s query in Black. Query Seal’s reply in blue Deer Ice Cube Press: Deer? What deer? Oh, you mean dear. For Heaven’s sake, please don’t misspell the first word in your query. Misspelling dear will get you an automatic rejection. I looked over your...
Nov 07, 2013
Youtube Video of Robert F. Gish at the Hearst Center in Cedar Falls, Iowa, reading and discussing his new book River of Ghosts
Jul 27, 2013
May 08, 2013
“In Patrick Irelan’s new short story collection, The Miracle Boy, it doesn’t take long for the magical to seem ordinary, and pretty soon the ordinary becomes magical. It’s a collection of humor and wonder that will make you take a fresh look at the...
Apr 07, 2013
from the president’s blog; Steve Semken of Ice Cube Press will be taking pitches at the upcoming conference, May 2-4. I love his advice for beginning writers. It is so true. Never hide your light under a barrel. I know it seems like there...
Mar 02, 2013
Winter, 2013, Tall Corn Book Talk episode with Robert Sessions on his book Becoming Real: Finding Authenticity in an Age of Distractions Tall Corn Book Talk, Winter, 2013 with Robert Sessions
Mar 02, 2013
Tall Corn Book Show, Fall, 2012, featuring Ethel Barker’s For The Love of Pete: An Orphan Train Story
Oct 31, 2012
Love and Other Delusions Love and Other Delusions is Larry Baker’s newest contribution to Florida fiction, which includes The Flamingo Rising (1997) and A Good Man (2009). Baker lives in Iowa City and is honored on the Iowa Literary Walk of Fame, but he...