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September 21, 2011 A Conversation between Brian Bouldrey & Jane Hirshfield, Pt. 1   from: http://blog.bestamericanpoetry.com/the_best_american_poetry/2011/09/best... (Ed. note:  This is the first installment of Brian Bouldrey's three-part interview with Jane...
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            Yaddo (rhymes with shadow) is an exciting community of artists of all stripes in upstate New York, just outside of Saratoga Springs, the racing Mecca. It is famously the place where Carson McCullers, Truman Capote, and John Cheever wrote much of their work, and played.             In...
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As many of you know, one reason I started this blog was to let people know what opportunities are available for writers. Forgive me if this information is a repeat, but I wanted to take a minute and let new people know a little more about residencies. Here are a few FAQs. Q: What is a residency? A...
beverley-bie-brahic's picture
...home again, as the nursery rhyme goes (not quite jiggedy-jog, given the inevitable delays of air travel:  an hour at take-off in Albany magnifying itself into a missed connection in Philadelphia, where it was pouring rain).  Goodbye Yaddo, I'm hooked, hope to be back soon.   Hello California.  ...
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Four weeks at Yaddo, artist’s colony in Saratoga Springs, NY. Bliss. I haven’t written many prose poems, but this one (thinking 'form is an extension of content') seemed to demand the form it takes. And, true story. ALFA THE DOG It isn’t enough that when I go off for three weeks to anartists’...
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I have been offered a one month residency at Yaddo, the artist community in Saratoga Springs, New York. I will be in residence  from mid-June to mid-July, and will be working on my second book, Works Cited: Falling Up & Down in a Bookless World. I am by turns thrilled and freaked out. Thrilled...