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Liz Crain

Author’s Note

Liz Crain

Author of Food Lover's Guide to Portland

Me learning how to write aka signing a copy of Food Lover’s Guide to Portland 2.0 at the book launch party.

Food Lover's Guide to Portland 2.0 Book Launch Party

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Wow. Thank you so much to everyone who came out Monday night for the Hawthorne Books Food Lover’s Guide to Portland 2.0 book launch party at Reverend Nat’s Cidery & Public Taproom. Despite the fact that it was a hard sell being Labor Day it was an excellent turnout and such a great eat, drink and be merry night.

I am forever grateful to my friend Nat West for donating the space and staffing the party with his awesome employees, to my friend Jimbo operations manager of XRAY.FM for DJing it and...Forward

Dave Jannetta and Michael Moore at the Traverse Film Festival

Love and Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere at the Traverse Film Festival

Posted by Dave Jannetta on 05 Aug 2014

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I’m not quite sure how to write this recap without sounding like it’s paid for by both the Traverse City Film Festival and the Traverse City Chamber of Commerce. I often have conversations with filmmakers who have festival horror stories: empty theaters, poor projection and sound, very little staff, water boarding, etc. So I feel incredibly lucky to have played Hot Docs and Traverse City thus far because they make even a first time documentary maker like myself feel like a Saudi Prince....Forward

Tom Spanbauer at the Castro Street Books Inc. in San Francisco

Thank you to Books Inc. on Castro Street in San Francisco for hosting Tom Spanbauer

Posted by Rhonda Hughes on 30 Jun 2014

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Hawthorne is grateful for the support of independent bookstores. Thank you all and thank you Books Inc. on Castro in San Francisco for hosting Tom Spanbauer reading from his new novel, I Loved You More. In honor of Tom’s birthday today, a few photos from this event. Happy Birthday, Tom!


Ken White, Karl Soehnlein, and Tom Spanbauer


Thank you everyone for joining us at Books Inc.!

 

 

Alison Luterman

Shout out to Luan Stauss at Laurel Book Store and Alison Luterman for supporting Poe Ballantine

Posted by Rhonda Hughes on 28 Jun 2014

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“Poet Alison Luterman is delighted to pick up Poe Ballantine’s book. Apparently she is a big fan. Just another day at Laurel Book Store,” Luan Stauss, owner of Laurel Book Store.

Thanks for the support!