Photo: Christopher Magson BY Rudy Mars (CMP) Kalamazoo, MI — As part of his ever-mystifying journey as a writer, Andy Mozina cleaned out his home office in preparation for new work. Since returning galleys a year ago for his first novel, Contrary Motion, Mozina has injured himself in an ill-fated ATV celebration, promoted his novel… Continue reading Author Cleans Office, Considers New Projects
BY Rudy Mars (CMP) (Kalamazoo, MI) — In an act of self-promotion that has raised eye-brows even among fellow writers and drawn concern from the counseling community, Andy Mozina declared his debut novel Contrary Motion a “Must Read” for Father’s Day. The novel is about a divorced harpist in Chicago preparing for a symphony audition.… Continue reading Author Names Own Novel “Must Read” for Father’s Day
It was a lot of fun to talk with Audrey Nowakowski on Milwaukee Public Radio’s “Lake Effect” program. Here’s the interview.
BY Rudy Mars (CMP) Milwaukee, WI–On Wednesday morning, author Andy Mozina appeared on a local TV talk show posing as an authority on the “modern male psyche.” The overly excited Mozina repeatedly interrupted his interviewers by exclaiming “yes” or “exactly!” to whatever they said. Offering one of his insights into the human condition, he asserted,… Continue reading Author Poses as Authority on Modern Male Pysche
I don’t know if they have any enforcement powers, but I like the idea that the New York Post is claiming that apparently everyone “must read” Contrary Motion. They don’t mention a deadline, so I’m assuming the sooner the better.
Very grateful to Dan Kaplan at BOOKLIST for this friendly (starred!) review of CONTRARY MOTION!: http://www.booklistonline.com/Contrary-Motion-Andy-Mozina/pid=7883760
I’m very grateful to Zinta Aistars for a wonderful conversation about Contrary Motion. Please check it out here: http://wmuk.org/post/between-lines-andy-mozinas-contrary-motion
BY Rudy Mars (CMP) Kalamazoo, MI — On Friday afternoon author Andy Mozina announced the plan for the Kalamazoo launch of his new novel, Contrary Motion, setting off a firestorm of criticism among industry watchers and the book-buying public. The author will host a “Super Launch” event at Bookbug on Thursday, March 10th at 7… Continue reading Grandiose Book Launch Plan Causes Confusion, Anger
BY Rudy Mars (CMP) Kalamazoo, MI – After returning corrected galleys of his new novel, Contrary Motion, author Andy Mozina flipped his all-terrain vehicle on a dirt bike track outside Parchment, MI, seriously injuring himself in a celebration gone horribly wrong. “Yeah, I was trying to do a wheelie,” Mozina admitted from his porch where… Continue reading Author Suffers ATV Accident after Returning Galleys
Great to see QUALITY SNACKS has been named a finalist for Foreward Review’s INDIEFAB Book Award in the Short Stories category. The winner will be announced in June. https://indiefab.forewordreviews.com/books/quality-snacks/