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jacquelyn-mitchard's picture
Feb.19.2009
I'm in Fiji this morning for work. It's beautiful, balmy, welcoming and about as far from the two feet of snow we left behind as any place we could...
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ben-fong-torres's picture
Feb.19.2009
So, I'm getting the idea that one can blog about damn near anything here in the red chamber. Great. Last week, while I was at El Rio, in SF's Mission...
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tania-hershman's picture
Feb.19.2009
(Cross-posted with The Short Review blog) Feb 2009 Issue Ten new reviews of short story collections and anthologies. Not so much love in the air...
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david-ewing-duncan's picture
Feb.19.2009
My next book is almost out - check it out at http://www.experimentalman.com. Thanks to everyone who helped!!! Also, come to the launch parties:...
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ben-fong-torres's picture
Feb.19.2009
Don’t you hate it when you read a book—or see the title of a book—and say to yourself, “Dang! I could’ve written that!” Happens every day, doesn’t it...
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robert-sward's picture
Feb.19.2009
Poets' Group yesterday. All seven of us either current or former UCSC writing instructors... group in existence since 1991 and best, most congenial...
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kellyann-f-zuzulo's picture
Feb.19.2009
Miserable people don’t want to be that way.  Generally, there’s something going on that’s making them miserable.  That’s something my Mom used to say...
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kristina-riggle's picture
Feb.19.2009
At the AWP conference last week, I attended two sessions back-to-back on taboo and forbidden writing. The first was titled, "The Next Taboo:...
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ugo-mattei's picture
Feb.19.2009
Power of ideas means that some transformation happems as a consequence of them. For example the Mont Pellerin Society, made of reactionary economists...
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meilin-miranda's picture
May.14.2009
The Loophole: Nino Postulant heard the footsteps coming up the length of the Public Office and stopping before his desk, but didn’t look up. “Excuse...
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kathyaa's picture
May.14.2009
We are officially in the season of Bikini Christianity, and Muslims are targeted for not dressing sexually like the followers of Paul, and the...
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meilin-miranda's picture
May.14.2009
Exits from the Stage: In this life, thought Bear, I am doomed to spend more time waiting outside Missy’s apartments than in them. Once again he sat...
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keiko-amano's picture
May.14.2009
  He is almost seven month old.  He came to see me the past Sunday.  To see him is a present to me anytime.  I read him a Japanese folk tale, "...
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michael-boehm's picture
May.14.2009
  The polarization of America's news media was supposed to have ceased with the dawn of the Obama era.  With Fox on the right and CNN on the...
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former member's picture
May.14.2009
by former member
Dear Readers:      I will be posting the second half of my essay sometime in the near future and since this blog operates on my timetable, I don't...
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luciana-lhullier's picture
May.14.2009
Kindness generates kindness. That´s the English translation to the words on the left. They were the motto of José Datrino, or Profeta Gentileza (...
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diegito-vivas's picture
May.14.2009
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1. Taking a taxi from the Embassy to my apartment.  It's about a 30 minute drive in the daytime and taxi drivers always take the back routes, so you...
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kim-knight's picture
May.14.2009
Searching for a way  of expression, writing seems to be a way of expressing myself in a productive manner,  
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nancybrady's picture
May.14.2009
I was watching the Today show today, and the show had two segments that I felt were interesting and made me feel like, for once, my husband and I...
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