Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Coffee with a canine: Annie Tupek & Dinah

Today's featured duo at Coffee with a Canine: Annie Tupek & Dinah, a four-year-old English Mastiff.

Tupek writes SF/Fantasy and is also the Assistant Manager and Buyer at Gulliver’s Books, an independent bookstore in Fairbanks, Alaska. Her short story "Aldevowering Chesterfield" appears in the newly released Courting Morpheus, a New Bedlam title. About "Aldevowering Chesterfield:"
What if the soul of a sinister poem resided in a hungry leather couch that will stop at nothing in its quest to devour humanity? And what if the immortal poet who wrote the poem is seeking out the chesterfield’s next meal via the internet?
Tupek is also currently shopping around a first novel.

On how she and Dinah were united:
A friend of mine adopted a dog from Homeward Bound, a rescue organization, and told me that they had an English Mastiff. I called them the next morning and made an appointment to meet Dinah. My husband and I were the first potential parents that she didn’t growl at. Linda, the rescue agent, was amazed; Dinah had been to two different homes that hadn’t worked out and Homeward Bound had housed her for a year. The next day she came to live with us and we’ve had her for about...[read on]
Visit Annie Tupek's website and blog.

Read--Coffee with a Canine: Annie Tupek & Dinah.

--Marshal Zeringue