Walrus Publishing, Inc.

Feature

Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler — Ya’all

Well, I suppose it’s time to get a little informal or perhaps better said, a little more friendly.  Walrus Publishing is Saint Louis based and Saint Louis focused, but I (the publisher) have deep, deep family roots in New Orleans.  Now I’m not an historian, but Saint Louis and New Orleans are strongly connected too,…

Chatting with Linda O’Connell

Chatting with Linda O’Connell by Diana Davis, Walrus Contributor After hearing local writer Linda O’Connell read her essay “The Rise and Fall of a Famous Name” from St. Louis Reflections: An Anthology by the St. Louis Writers Guild at the December 13 release party, I was eager to check out her website, Write from the…

Blood, Bones and Butter Book Signing at Left Bank Books

Blood, Bones and Butter Book Signing at Left Bank Books by Diana Davis, Walrus Contributor After perusing dreadful online reviews of Gabrielle Hamilton’s memoir Blood, Bones and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef, I was compelled to grab a copy. Critical readers stated that although the first third of her book was charming,…

Tough Calls from the Corner Office, Harlan Steinbaum

Tough Calls from the Corner Office, Harlan Steinbaum by Jaime Kelley, Walrus Contributor We have often heard the saying, “Hindsight is 20/20.” There are few places where that statement is truer than in the business world. Local author, Harlan Steinbaum, a former CEO and founder of St. Louis’ Express Scripts, wrote Tough Calls from the…

Thrity Umrigar and The World We Found

Thrity Umrigar and The World We Found by Tif Sweeney, Walrus Contributor Thrity Umrigar, author of multiple novels, including The Weight of Heaven and The Space Between Us, arrived at the Saint Louis County Library Headquarters to a packed house of fans on January 18 to chat about her latest release, The World We Found.…

A Night(shade) with Andrea Cremer

A Night(shade) with Andrea Cremer by Tif Sweeney, Walrus Contributor On January 17, I had the pleasure of attending an event with Andrea Cremer at the Saint Louis County Library Headquarters. Cremer is the young adult author of the popular Nightshade Trilogy, and was touring for her latest release, Bloodrose, the final installment of the…

Release Party: Poet Matthew Freeman’s The Boulevard of Broken Discourse

Release Party: Poet Matthew Freeman’s The Boulevard of Broken Discourse by Jenny Beatrice, Walrus Contributor In 2004 Matthew Freeman came out of the self-proclaimed “poetry closet” and burst onto the St. Louis poetry scene. Known for his gritty realism, raw honesty and off-beat humor, Freeman exposes his struggles with schizophrenia against the backdrop of St.…

Chatting with Irene Hannon

Chatting with Irene Hannon by Diana Davis, Walrus Contributor You write in two genres Christian romance novels and Christian suspense novels; and spend about six months on each, correct? Currently I write 2 ½ novels a year, more time’s spent on the suspense novels for two reasons: they are larger then the romance novels, and…