where the writers are

Favorite Books

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov, Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy, Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf, The Diaries of Anais Nin, The Letters of Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf, The Alfoxden and Grasmere Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway, Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson, Atonement by Ian McEwan, The Lover by Marguerite Duras..the list goes on and on..

What I'm Reading

Passion: A Novel by Jude Morgan and Painted Shadow: The Life of Vivienne Eliot by Carole Seymour-Jones

Favorite Authors

William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, T.S. Eliot, Lord Byron, Emily Dickinson, Pablo Neruda, Dylan Thomas, Sylvia Plath, W.H. Auden, William Shakespeare, Sonia Sanchez,Marguerite Duras, Christina Rossetti, Jack Kerouac, Virignia Woolf, Henry Miller


I am strongly influenced by the works of Anais Nin and Marguerite Duras. While neither writers wrote poetry, their lucid and graceful style influences my own work in poetry.

M. Evans’s Bookmarks