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Joyland - Stephen King

Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, Joyland tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever. 173 more words

Books

What is PNW Literature?

I’ve been asking myself that a lot since returning home to Washington last summer. My first book, Siblings and Other Disappointments, is my most characteristically Pacific Northwest. 303 more words

Writerly

Keywest-Joyland Album Review

Ireland’s own Alternative/Indie/Pop band, Keywest, are known for their indie pop sound that is reflected in their music. Their most recent record, Joyland, takes a turn towards indie more so than their previous, … 638 more words

Music

Wichita's Joyland carousel step closer to spinning again

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A childhood memory for many Wichitans is coming back to life. The carousel from the defunct Joyland amusement part could be spinning again soon. 306 more words

News

Book Cover Designs: Hard Case Crime


Anything vintage catches my eyes, and book covers are no exception. I’m a big fan of good books that are well-designed and I always have to restrain myself from buying books with retro covers. 205 more words

Book Cover

An Interview with Shannon Perri

Shannon Perri is an MFA candidate at Texas State University and holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Texas. Her stories have appeared in literary journals such as… 1,004 more words

Writers On Writing

Joyland Book Review

“I loved county fairs when I was a kid. There’s sort of a cheesy, exciting feel to them, and I decided that’s what I wanted to write about.”-SK… 735 more words

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