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dale-estey's picture
Oct.29.2010
  Thomas Steinbeck Loses Latest Round To Control Steinbeck Literary Estate By Andrew Albanese In the latest—and perhaps final—round of a bitter battle for a control of the John Steinbeck literary estate, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals this week affirmed an...
ben-campbell's picture
Oct.29.2010
Posted a photo of my inside writing environment. This French Château in Monterey is 82 years old. One of the best built homes in the community, and completed when John Steinbeck lived down the road in Pacific Grove. I will finish writing my new high-concept manuscript here, REGGIE ROCKETSHIP AND...
steve-hauk's picture
Oct.23.2010
``There are five-thousand familes starving to death . . .  not just hungry but actually starving. The government is trying to feed them and get medical attention to them, with the Fascist group of utilities and banks and huge growers sabatoging the thing all along the line, and yelling for a...
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Jul.17.2010
The El Carmelo Cemetery in Pacific Grove, California slants toward the sea and lush red-gold sunsets. The air's fresh whether it's sunny or foggy, and while we seldom walk in El Carmelo at night, I imagine the residents must like it then, the cold ocean winds providing a sense of invigorating...
dale-estey's picture
Jun.24.2010
Bidding for Steinbeck archive underwhelmsLetters, manuscripts, photos from his New York apartment produce lackluster offers, with half failing to sell By Associated Press An auction of a trove of author John Steinbeck's letters, manuscripts and photographs from his New York City apartment produced...
steve-hauk's picture
Jun.05.2010
Ken Kesey was an artist as well as a writer. David Mamet writes and is also an artist. Belle Yang is a writer and an artist. I write but can't do art, unless it's a horse. I'm pretty good at horses. I bring this up as a thin pretext to exhibit Kesey's art in the attached illustration of  one of...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
May.15.2010
I'm not a big John Steinbeck lover, though because I'm a Californian and know his territory pretty well, it's hard not to think about him, especially when driving down the coast toward Monterey.  He's kind of just here in Northern California, and because I read everything he ever wrote, he's in me...
steve-hauk's picture
Apr.17.2010
It was a time – from the turn of the 20th Century through the 1960s – on California's Monterey Peninsula when writers, poets, artists, actors and photographers, even marine biologists, hung out together, crossing paths frequently. Do creative people still mix that way in this country? Maybe. Maybe...
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Nov.04.2009
The town Robert Louis Stevenson nearly burned down (wondered if the moss hanging off live oak trees burned, so took a match and . . . ), that Clark Ashton Smith and Steinbeck wrote in. . .Pacific Grove, California . . . could be without a library. There's a parcel tax on yesterday's ballot to keep...
steve-hauk's picture
Oct.28.2009
Talll, gaunt man in coveralls, plaid shirt, hat pulled down low, walks on. Same Actor who plays Christopher Marlowe, but the opposite of Marlowe's ``dandyism.'' Behind him, lettuce fields, wind blowing. MAN IN COVERALLS: John Steinbeck got a call one day from his hometown – Salinas . . . California...