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Jul.14.2011
http://www.sundancechannel.com/sunfiltered/2011/07/new-summer-reading-lola/
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Jul.14.2011
Thank you to these sensitive, intelligent readers: "Edie Meidav’s Lola, California captures an entire era of complex America, a swath of cultural time, with such amazing detail and crisp observation, even as she plumbs the depths of what it is to be a daughter, a friend, a profound searcher....
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Jul.12.2011
    www.kevinsalem.com/Lola.html
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Jul.06.2011
http://www.sundancechannel.com/sunfiltered/tag/em-and-lo/
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Jul.01.2011
Nina is one of those deep, thoughtful interviewers, a novelist and dramatist in her own right:   http://www.chronogram.com/issue/2011/7/Books/Sunshine-States
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Jun.29.2011
Poets and Writers asked what I would want to offer writers, and this was the result:    http://www.pw.org/content/melinda_palacio_7   See other entries as well; lots of writers weighing in with interesting perspectives! 
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Jun.22.2011
This is a piece I wrote about the death of my father and the loss of California: both the events and the writing from this past year.  http://www.themillions.com/2011/06/daughter-of-california.html
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Jun.22.2011
I'm going to start putting up little foundling pieces I've written in this recent period, here in this safe viewing space. This first one comes from last month, written the day after I saw an amazing performance at The Falcon: On Permanent Waitress Leave: A Note on Historic Music Last Night...
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Jun.22.2011
A Proto-Lola Piece on Air:When Lola was just a spark in my eye, when I was living on the North Coast of California, back in the days when I was directing the MFA program at the late New College of California, I wrote this germ of a piece in response to a request by editor David Rothenberg (see post...
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Jun.22.2011
When you read, you want your categories startled. Pick up any book, any one at all, by Jeanette Winterson and have your literary mind blown. But the first always remains the sweetest, perhaps, and the book of hers that I truly love is her memoir, ORANGES ARE NOT THE ONLY FRUIT.  To go a bit...
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Aug.15.2009
My two-year-old daughter sat in the back, near sleep, as we rolled into the carwash, the act a feeble thanks to the angel who had loaned us a car over a summer trip. Not that we hadn't dared carwashes before: we have, when the wee one was more an infant, the world so full of frightening non-...
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Jan.27.2008
Red Room is proud to announce a collaborative effort with Karen Dionne of Backspace, an online community for published and unpublished writers, and three Backspace writers: Laura Benedict, Jessica Keener, and Susan Henderson.   Patry Francis is a talented author whose debut novel, The Liar’s...
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