where the writers are

Latest News & Events

Write Now: A Craft Intensive Weekend


A Craft Intensive Weekend with the University of Miami Creative Writing Program's distinguished faculty, featuring senior fiction writer Lester Goran. Join the MFA faculty, alumni and graduate teaching assistants at the University of Miami for seminars and workshops designed to break through any writing block and get you writing the great American novel, poetry on and off the page, or the stories of your memoir. Learn what it takes to write what author John Gardner called that "vivid and continuous dream."

A. Manette's Latest Blogs

Jul.08.2010 - 1:15 pm
Good Things I Wish You is out in paperback!  My giveaway promotion for book clubs have ended, but there's at least one other on the Readers Group Choices website.
Continue Reading »
Jan.26.2010 - 7:26 pm
Book Club Member?  Shoot me an email to receive a free signed hardback of Good Things I Wish You.  Note the postcard tucked inside.  If you like the book, and your club decides to...
Continue Reading »
Jan.25.2010 - 9:47 pm
Clutter Collage
The inclusion of images in Good Things evolved out of a happy accident.  I commute long hours by train to my academic job--as does my narrator, Jeanette--so I started...
Continue Reading »

Comments from A. Manette

Jul.08.2010 - 1:18 pm
In response to: Good Things in paperback
A. Manette Ansay, author of Blue Water and Good Things I Wish You That would be "has ended." Yikes--and I'm not even...
Feb.03.2010 - 8:09 am
In response to: For Jerry With Love and Squalor
I, too, am wondering about those rumored books. Also wondering if, after so many years of isolation, they will be...
Jan.22.2010 - 7:23 am
In response to: Write Now: A Craft Intensive Weekend
I'm on leave this semester, so I won't be in town for the event, but this weekend workshop is an excellent opportunity...

Published Reviews

Published by The Providence Journal
Photos, scraps from letters and diaries, make this book a fascination.