short stories http://mtpr.org en Monsters Prowl Sharma Shields' Story Collection http://mtpr.org/post/monsters-prowl-sharma-shields-story-collection <p></p><p>Spokane author Sharma Shields talks about <span class="piece-description-lead">the stories in her collection, <a href="http://www.autumnhouse.org/favorite-monster-stories-by-sharma-shields/http:/" target="_blank">Favorite Monster</a>, winner of an Autumn House Fiction Prize. She also reads two short passages from the book.</span></p><p><strong>About the book:</strong></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Chérie Newman 10314 at http://mtpr.org Monsters Prowl Sharma Shields' Story Collection Shawn Vestal's Godforsaken Idaho is Populated with Mormons http://mtpr.org/post/shawn-vestals-godforsaken-idaho-populated-mormons <p><span class="piece-description-lead">During the program Shawn Vestal talks about and reads from his collection of stories titled &#39;Godforsaken Idaho.&#39;</span></p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 20:25:43 +0000 Chérie Newman 9317 at http://mtpr.org Shawn Vestal's Godforsaken Idaho is Populated with Mormons The Monsters Rule in Sharma Shields' Short Stories http://mtpr.org/post/monsters-rule-sharma-shields-short-stories <p>Chérie Newman talks with Spokane author Sharma Shields about <span class="piece-description-lead">the stories in her collection, <a href="http://www.autumnhouse.org/favorite-monster-stories-by-sharma-shields/http:/" target="_blank">Favorite Monster</a>, winner of an Autumn House Fiction Prize. Shields also reads two short passages from the book.</span></p> Wed, 29 May 2013 14:44:17 +0000 Chérie Newman 3108 at http://mtpr.org The Monsters Rule in Sharma Shields' Short Stories Sherril Jaffe Talks About Creative Inspiration and Stories http://mtpr.org/post/sherril-jaffe-talks-about-creative-inspiration-and-stories <p></p><p>San Francisco-based author Sherril Jaffe talks about creative inspiration and reads from her award-winning collection, <em>You Are Not Alone &amp; Other Stories</em>.</p><p>BOOK DESCRIPTION<br>A homeless woman takes up residence in a man's closet; a detective solves cases by feeling the emotions of the perpetrators; a woman happens upon a swingers' club in the back of a tire shop; a couple struggling with their pets' protracted endgame puts out a hit on them; and a man's mother, newly dead and buried, calls him to ask if she can visit.</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 19:59:23 +0000 Chérie Newman 1784 at http://mtpr.org Sherril Jaffe Talks About Creative Inspiration and Stories