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Interview with David Rocklin: Drafting LA’s Literary Counterculture by Samantha Evans for The Culture Trip

12 Feb 2015|

Literary counterculture is alive and thriving in Los Angeles. Embodying this movement is Roar Shack, a new collective of writers and artists launched in 2012 that brings new voices and gives them a place to share their work. Simply, it glorifies ‘anything that leaves its own blood on the page’. Contributing writer Samantha Evans recently caught up with Rocklin to get the scoop on Roar Shack.

Samantha EvansHow did the Roar Shack Reading series begin?

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David Rocklin on Author’s Night at the Calabasas Library

11 Mar 2013|

Author David Rocklin, discussing his novel, The Luminist, with host Karyn Foley at the Calabasas Library.

Kirkus calls David Rockin’s novel, The Luminist “a staggeringly good book.”

21 Oct 2011|

​Kirkus Reviews raves about David Rocklin’s The Luminist: “An absolute spellbinder. In Victorian-era Ceylon, amidst colonial strife and natural splendor, taboo love unfolds. Debut novelist Rocklin blends the love-and-war sweep of Dr. Zhivago with the Heart of Darkness depth of Joseph Conrad. History, art, celebratory feminism, rapturous writing and true suspense – this is a staggeringly good book.