Archive | May, 2005

Shoot the Buffalo Sent to Printer

My upcoming book from Clear Cut Press, Shoot the Buffalo, has been finished and sent off to the printer. It will be out for What the Heck Fest in mid-July, and at booksellers in September. Here is a PDF of the jacket if you are interested in such things. I’ve posted the first chapter as well.

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Audio of Paul Hunter, Willie Smith, Gregory Hischak

The 2nd reading in this series occurred in the Gallery of the Senses above the Artificial Limb Company. Three excellent performers of their work read to a sparse audience. Nevertheless they spoke loudly and clearly. Mr. Hishack menaced the audience with the threat of hiccups, that managed to, sadly, clear up before his reading. To hear audio.Read on for bios.

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Reading at UW Bookstore – Bothell at 5:00 p.m.

I’ll be reading from my new book at The UW Bookstore in Bothell on May 19th at 5:00 p.m. The event is hosted by the excellent fiction writer Jared Leising.

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Review in Sunday’s Seattle Times

A review of my new book The Moss Gatheres by Nisi Shawl in today’s Seattle Times.

“Dodging the picturesque, postcard version of our region, the Northwest Briggs brings to his readers is at once stark and lush. From the venomous family secrets exposed in “Dry Farming,” to the backwaters of memory slowly surging through “Snoqualmie,” Seattle author Briggs gets to the emotional core of his characters by showing us how in tune they are with the landscapes actually surrounding them, rather than those we idealize.”

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Reading at Elliott Bay Book Company

I will be reading from my brand new book, The Moss Gatherers, at The Elliott Bay Book Company on Wednesday May 11th at 8 p.m. You can read the first story here, if you are interested.

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