Author Spotlight

Todd Robert Petersen
TODD ROBERT PETERSEN lives in Cedar City, Utah with his wife and three children. He is a Professor of English and the director of Southern Utah University's project-based learning program. Petersen is the author of two books published locally: Long After Dark (2007) and Rift (2009). His recent academic work focuses on film and television.
NEWS & EVENTS
News
Counterpoint’s Joan Silber wins NBCC Award for Fiction!
Posted on March 15, 2018
Congratulations to Joan Silber, whose novel, IMPROVEMENT, has won the 2017 NBCC Award for Fiction! The NBCC committee called the book, “a dazzlingly inventive and deeply compassionate novel whose multiple storylines reveal shared human moments of love, loss, fate, guilt,... READ MORE
Awards
Counterpoint Novel Makes the
National Book Award Longlist!
Posted on September 28, 2017
Congratulations to Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, whose debut novel A Kind of Freedom has been nominated for a National Book Award for Fiction! National Book Award fiction judges Alexander Chee, Dave Eggers, Annie Philbrick, Karolina Waclawiak and Chair Jacqueline Woodson have named A Kind of... READ MORE
Interview
Five Questions for Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, author of A Kind of Freedom
Posted on August 3, 2017
                        What inspired you to write the novel? I noticed a trend in African American communities whereby members of my generation seemed to have fewer opportunities available to them... READ MORE
Events
Upcoming Events
Posted on July 19, 2017
DOOBY LANE by Gary Snyder  Berkely, CA: Bay Area Book Festival—in discussion with Kim Stanley Robinson—4/28 THE EDUCATION OF A YOUNG POET by David Biespiel Los Angeles, CA: LA Times Festival of Books—in discussion with David Baker, James Galvin, and Ishion... READ MORE