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jeffrey-ricker's picture
Dec.14.2013
It's true, I love making lists. I have loads of memos on my phone of movies to see, books to read, musicians to check out. On my computer I use Stickies to keep track of places to send stories, sites to check out when it's time to promote my novel, and then I have the list below. Originating...
michael-seidel's picture
Dec.08.2013
I've heard of golden ages, which are not to be confused with the golden arches. I think the Greeks were the first to mention a golden age in western civilization, an era when people lived longer, with more peaceful and pleasant lives, before moving on to the another age.  I think the age after...
orna-b-raz's picture
Dec.07.2013
When I applied to graduate school at the University of Toronto, I had to translate my Hebrew transcript into English. My B.A. was in Comparative Literature, but even courses like Elizabethan Drama or 19th century American Literature were taught in Hebrew. All the texts we read were...
jeffrey-ricker's picture
Nov.30.2013
Among all the other things that were happening last week, I forgot to mention possibly the one that was most fun: I gave a reading! It was Green College's 20th anniversary celebration (that's the place where I'm living while I'm in grad school), so I helped pull together a reading by current and...
jeanne-powell's picture
Nov.27.2013
[an opinion in favor of books you can hold in your hands] by Jeanne Powell The future of publishing?  I cannot ignore this subject as much as I would like.  Whatever the future of publishing, it will have a direct impact on my work as a poet, fiction writer, essayist and budding...
pauline-rowson's picture
Nov.25.2013
I loved adventure and mystery novels when I was young, and this has continued throughout my adulthood with the enjoyment of reading crime fiction. I adore heroes and I think most women do and most men want to be one. In this video interview  I'm talking to Tony Smith about what got me...
sarah-cotchaleovitch's picture
Nov.22.2013
Books (Photo credit: Wikipedia) My kindergartener brought home Scholastic's December 2013 book list this week, and oh my goodness, I'm in heaven. I love giving (and getting) books more than any other kind of gift. Does that make me a boring gift giver? Well, I'm afraid so. Unless, of course, you...
steve-hauk's picture
Nov.16.2013
The answer, Yes, perhaps a dozen times. The more interesting question, Did those concussions eventually contribute to him commiting suicide in the same way football players with traumatic brain injury have been committing suicide in recent years? I doubt this is an original thought, but I have not...
james-hoch's picture
Nov.11.2013
Growing up, I always had a book to read. I’d go to bookstores and stand for hours reading the blurbs on the back covers, trying to decide what book to buy. I never really looked much at the price. It seemed that all paperbacks were about the same. Then, of course, there were the used bookstores,...
nancybrady's picture
Nov.10.2013
My New Year’s resolutions for 2013 continue, or at least, most of them. My resolution to complete my needlepoint canvas (of the swan swimming on a pond under a full moon) has given way to my desire to complete my pharmacy continuing education hours this year.  Yes, it is a rationalization, but...