Gabe Habash ("Stephen Florida") and Julie Buntin ("Marlena") on their simultaneous literary debuts -- and being married to each other.
Just watching someone work at something so hard, putting years into it and going through really challenging moments with it because it’s a vital part of her life—it’s impossible for me to feel jealousy or to feel threatened. The pos...
In Julie Buntin’s first novel, “Marlena,” the past and present overlap in a portrait of an electric friendship cut short.
Gabe Habash’s debut, “Stephen Florida,” tracks the title character’s drive to succeed as a college wrestler.
Julie Buntin discusses her debut novel, Marlena, the writers and books that influenced it, tackling addiction with compassion, and the magic of teenage girls.