Seattle is full of stories of What Could Have Been. Among these is the story of Marion Zioncheck, at once one of Seattle’s greatest rabble-rousers and one of our most tragic historical figures.
she leaves the father eternally immersed in research,
the mother who lines windowsills with silent ferns,
plies them with silent care,
her children too
Tamiko Nimura interviews novelist Laurie Frankel about her new book, Goodbye For Now, a speculative novel about technology, death and dying, human foibles and acceptance. And model airplanes.
Our target audience are not foodies or chefs or gardeners, though we love you and worship at the same altar. We’re interested in appealing to people who eat out a lot, who stalk the deli section at QFC, who say they “can’t” cook as they pop a Pizza Pocket in the microwave, who think nothing of basing a diet on nutrition sourced thousands of miles away, or indeed, who purchase blackberries.
There is something soothing about a novel—the way that it can transport you from an often traumatizing, confusing world into one where boundaries,…