Aspiring authors can have a chance to work with an editor and have a book published digitally if they sign up for a free Henderson Libraries program set to start in January.
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The Public Education Foundation recently honored Bank of Nevada CEO John Guedry as its annual education hero.
Messing with a classic is always an iffy undertaking. But that hasn't stopped artist Troy Little from adapting Hunter S. Thompson's classic "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream," into a graphic novel.
Visitors to the Saturday session of the 2015 Vegas Valley Book Festival at Historic Fifth Street School had the opportunity to meet a wide variety of wonderful authors. They also saw a long line that flowed from the courtyard, down a hall and into the middle of the poetry jams. Who was this literary rock star?
For almost every day of your life, someone's reminded you to share. Usually, it's about sharing your toys, but that's not all. You share games, the sofa, your ideas, snacks and any chore that needs four hands.
"The Art Broker" is a crime thriller grounded in Brian Hamm's early career experiences as a Las Vegas hotel executive.
When school started this year, you felt a little strange.
Each year, a new group of local writers is selected to participate in the Las Vegas Writes project, a compilation of short fiction on a common theme to be featured as part of the Vegas Valley Book Festival.
To paraphrase Mark Twain, the reports of the death of books have been greatly exaggerated. If anything, the advent of eReaders, such as the Kindle, have created more reading, and traditional books — disparagingly called "dead tree books" — don't seem to be going away any time soon.
Peanut butter and jelly. Bacon and eggs. Rock 'n' roll, Mario and Luigi, Whip/Nae Nae, Batman and Robin. Some things just naturally go together; they belong in pairs.
Las Vegas entrepreneur Christina Vitagliano is author of "Gene Simmons is a Powerful and Attractive Man And Other Irrefutable Facts," illustrated by Corey Marier and Craig Marier.
Poet reading: Black Mountain Institute Ph.D. Fellow Olivia Clare is set to read from her poetry compiled in the book "The 26-Hour Day" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at The Writer's Block, 1020 Fremont St. Visit the writersblock.org.
Black Mountain Institute City of Asylum resident writer Hossein Mortezaeian Abkenar is scheduled to share a night of discussion with readers through an interpreter as part of a program titled Unsilenced: Censorship, Iran and the Contemporary Novelist in Exile.
Local author Erin Elizabeth Eichenber's "Lake Mead," a book in the Images of America series, explores life before the lake, starting with studies of the area's cultural and natural history.
Ever since you were born, you've loved music. Your mother tells stories of you bopping in your crib, baby-dancing to songs on the radio.
Your favorite hangout isn't all that fancy. It's comfortable, though: You've got places to sit, flat surfaces for your stuff, and your friends are always around.
Stephanie Greenhalgh to speak to writers group
Las Vegas educator Alfredo Torres Jr. was inspired by his volunteer work with cancer patients to write about third-grade teacher Ms. Jennings in his children's picture book "My Sick Teacher."
In his book, "A Presentist Path to World Peace," Las Vegas resident Maynard Person, writing as M. G. Person, suggests that taking a presentist view to the world could be just the thing to take the turmoil out of international politics, religious strife and personal relationships.
Mob enforcer, author to speak at museum
If it was a snake, it would've bit you. Odd words from your grandmother, meaning that whatever you were looking for was practically right in front of you but you didn't see it.
How many leaves are on the tree outside your window? That's a question you may not be able to answer. How could you even count them all?
Museum helps promote library card campaign