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sherrie-theriault's picture
Jul.25.2013
July 25     Dear G-d   I need help.  I need help availing myself of the help you have provided me.  I am embarrassed to lack the ability to complete all the steps necessary for achieving the goals you have set before me.  I see now that it is always my turn with you...
bob-mustin's picture
Jul.24.2013
In August and September, I'll be appearing at several bookstores in Western North Carolina to promote my latest book, Sam's Place: Stories. I've been fortunate to have the book place in some local bookstores, and I'm ecstatic that the book is attracting appearances.  The appearances...
andrew-q-lam's picture
Jul.18.2013
Meeting My Hero, Russell BanksProduced by: Lauren Spohrer PlaylistPlayDownload Share You might have heard on the show Allan Gurganus talk about meeting Tennessee Williams, or Dorothy Allison talk about meeting Toni Morrison. In this story, essayist and novelist Andrew Lam tells us...
sarah-cotchaleovitch's picture
Jul.12.2013
Writing (Photo credit: ed_needs_a_bicycle) In late 2012, I created a rather ambitious list of twelve books that I hoped to read this year (see it here), and I am happy to say that I've already read six of them and am close to being halfway through a seventh, not to mention the six additional...
eva-schlesinger's picture
Jul.11.2013
Dear Friends, I am delighted to let you know that my newest title, Abduction of an English Muffin, was recently published to high acclaim.  Abduction of an English Muffin (or AOAEM, for short) is the true account of an English muffin that was kidnapped at an early age, frozen for a long period...
bob-mustin's picture
Jul.10.2013
  What does it mean to be published by Random House? By Penguin? By Scribners? In the age of big house buyouts, the beancounters could care less, it seems. But the readers do. And so do the writers. This op-ed piece by the New York Times wonders, as I do, if it might not be better for the...
orna-b-raz's picture
Jul.08.2013
As we were walking toward the hall where he was giving a  reading, the poet Yehudah Amichai  (1924—2000) suddenly said  “I always feel so awkward  before readings, the students expect the writer of all those love poems, to be a great lover and here I am a short middle-aged...
pauline-rowson's picture
Jul.05.2013
I've just uploaded a new video to my You Tube Channel, which you can view here.  In this video interview I'm talking to Tony Smith about bringing in the baddie. It's also featured on my publisher's website. There are lots more interviews on my You Tube Channel where I'm discussing many aspects...
jeffrey-ricker's picture
Jul.01.2013
I love books. That's a given. (Hello, I'm a writer.) But it's been a while now that I've grown well aware of my problem where books are concerned. I have a lot of them. And I don't have room for all of them. Reading this Salon article this morning struck a chord with me, because I've been doing...
orna-b-raz's picture
Jun.29.2013
I had the pleasure of listening to the historian Hayden White last week when he gave a talk at the Hebrew University.  Most of White’s talk was devoted to the writing of another historian --Saul Friedlander, on the Holocaust.  One of the intriguing issues he discussed  made me...