Let's Get Political: 10 Tactics for Writing Resistance Fiction

Column by Susan DeFreitas March 27, 2017
Since 9-11, we're living in a brave new world--one where 'Brave New World' is once again a bestseller. But you don't have to write dystopian sci-fi to write fiction of the #resistance.

Five Kick-Ass Small-Press Books That Deserve a Bigger Readership

Column by Susan DeFreitas September 8, 2016
Books from big publishers tend to get big love from media outlets, booksellers, and readers. But the small press publishing landscape is full of books that are just as great, but weirder.
Bookshots: 'The Folly of Loving Life' by Monica Drake

Bookshots: 'The Folly of Loving Life' by Monica Drake

Review by Leah Rhyne March 8, 2016
In Monica Drake's collection, "The Folly of Loving Life," we watch a family's descent into madness...and their ultimate survival...which is weird, and sad, and hard, and amazing.

'City of Rose' Book Tour Diary: Portland

Column by Rob Hart February 18, 2016
Nerves, burritos, books, friends, strip clubs, and the importance of bookmarks.
Bedtime Stories for Adults, Chelsea Cain, Chuck Palahniuk, Events, Lidia Yuknavi

Live in Portland? Go to Bedtime Stories for Adults this Friday.

News by Rob Hart August 18, 2014
Do you live in or around Portland? Do you want to have some fun while maybe wearing pajamas? Then go to this thing on Friday.
Exclusive Book Trailer: 'The Stud Book' by Monica Drake

Exclusive Book Trailer: 'The Stud Book' by Monica Drake

News by Sean May February 12, 2014
LitReactor proudly presents the premiere of the trailer for Monica Drake's 'The Stud Book', a quirky comedy that's already earning lots of praise.
LitReactor Book Club: 'The Stud Book' by Monica Drake

August Book Club Selection: 'The Stud Book' by Monica Drake

News by Joshua Chaplinsky July 1, 2013
August's selection for the LitReactor Book Club is 'The Stud Book' by our Monica Drake. Read here for details on how you can participate in the discussion.
The Stud Book: An Interview with Monica Drake

The Stud Book: An Interview with Monica Drake

Interview by Rob Hart May 17, 2013
Monica Drake talks writing, inspiration, workshoppin', and her latest novel, 'The Stud Book'.

Sitting In On Chuck Palahniuk & Friend's Writer's Workshop

Column by Kasey Carpenter October 14, 2011
Kasey Carpenter sits in on Chuck's Portland-based writer's workshop for an evening of reading and reviewing.