Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Crashing the NewTimes' list of 100 Phoenix Creatives (and Goodreads, too)

"I make art because I want to document the ideas and experiences that I am too
socially inept to tell you about in person."

--from my recent Q & A with the Phoenix New Times after being included in their annual list of 100 Phoenix Creatives. Read the rest at the Jackalope Ranch blog:



I'm currently putting together an official local book launch event with live painting and music for Saturday September 6th. I'll post more about it as details and special guests become clear.

In the meantime, I'm excited to have The Existentialist Cookbook finally show up on Goodreads.
I will probably do a book giveaway over there, sooner or later. Here is that link, in case you'd like to add it to your virtual shelves:

If you're looking for a bargain, Small Press Distribution has an offer for 40% off my book (or any of their other titles), through this August "shelfie" promo. Here are the specifics:

If you're camera-shy, you can even stay out of the pic. Here is the photo I am going to use:


  1. Congratulations Shawnte! What a wonderful (and extremely cool) honor to be among the top creatives.

    You are in a good-things groove. Revel!

  2. Thanks, Drew!
    Yes, there are plenty of downs to suffer through in the writing world, so it's great to be able to enjoy some ups when they eventually come along!