Roger Sollenberger

Roger is a composition teacher at Georgia College in Milledgeville, Georgia. He's working on his first novel, and would like to tell you all about it.
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Honest and Unbiased: Visa

Visa Foster City, CA 5 Stars To be frank, I’m probably not the right guy for this. For instance, I don’t have any experience in finance. I don’t even have that much money. But I’m stunned—simply…

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Welcome Back

Dear Reader, When Tom said he wanted to do an entire site redesign, I said, yes, let’s do it, sounds good. When he said he wanted the Weather to figure more prominently on our front page,…

Interviews

Inman Majors

Inman Majors is the author of four novels, including Love’s Winning Plays, a smart, nimble comedy about SEC football that made BookPage’s Best Books of 2012. Majors currently teaches creative writing at James Madison University in…

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Band Practice

5, 6, 7, 8, Haaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrya doin’???!!! grash grash grash grash dumdumdumdum, dum dumdum grash grash grash grash dumdumdumdum, dum dumdum …one and two dum dumdum… …one and two dum dumdum… …one and two and dumdumdumdum Babybaby…

Books

All Talk

Four years back, while visiting the University of Florida to check out their MFA program, I had the opportunity to meet the novelist Padgett Powell, who teaches fiction there. I did not make good on this…

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Milledgeville, 1979

I knew from the start she was anxious by the way she kept pulling at her hair, twisting the hairs on top into little thorns, then messing them up and twisting them all over again. She’d…

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Lifeline

From the outside, Bogey’s Bar and Grill, in Bunker Hill, West Virignia, looks like a large, ranch-style house. Pale yellow siding and a peaked roof the color of rust, windows flanked by slatted black shutters. Not…