The Last Conquistador by Michael Elias

Thursday, June 27, 2013 Maccu PichuIncan legend has it that the sun god, Inti, created a man and a woman on an island in what is presently known as Lake Titicaca. The man went by the name of Manco Cápac, and he was presented with a golden staff by Inti himself. The sun god told him that wherever the staff sank into the earth was where he was meant to settle the Incan people.

Manco Cápac explored the forest, pressing his staff to the ground with each step he took. Finally, on a hilltop above the Amazon jungle ceiling, the staff
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Passion, Perseverance and Politics: An excerpt from Beyond the Pale

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 In celebration of National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month, we are proud to spotlight authors who fight discrimination and promote equal rights for the LGBT community. 

Elana Dykewomon, Beyond the PaleWe are delighted to share with you an excerpt from the award-winning novel Beyond the Pale by Elana Dykewomon.

Set in Russia and New York during the Progressive Era, the novel follows the lives of two women born in a Russian-Jewish settlement who immigrate to New York’s Lower East
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