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Feb.06.2011 - 1:14 pm
posted by Cheryl L Snell
We drown in the details— what to bring to potluck, where to meet for coffee. There’s a Starbuck’s on the corner where we once sold lemonade, our homemade sign coming apart in an attic somewhere. We...
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Nov.09.2011 - 5:24 pm
posted by Erica Jong, Ph.D.
"At the time I wrote Fear of Flying," recalls Erica Jong, "there was not a book that said women are romantic, women are intellectual, women are sexual—and brought all those things together."...
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Aug.19.2011 - 1:42 pm
posted by Larry R. Smith
Here a short poem video I've made this day to share. It uses my poem WALKING A FIELD INTO EVENING which has been printed in several places, most recently in Yoga International magazine. Peace
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Apr.08.2011 - 12:06 pm
posted by Deborah Santana
Strand Book Store, New York- February 23, 2011
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Aug.03.2009 - 8:46 am
posted by John Y. Cole
Confessions of a Loyal Librarian Redroom.com presents exclusive video of John Y. Cole, a historian of the Library of Congress and founding director of its Center for the Book. John has worked at the...
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Dec.29.2010 - 9:43 pm
posted by Salman Rushdie
Celebrated author Salman Rushdie talks to NDTV's Barkha Dutt on his latest book Luka and the Fire of Life. Rushdie says his new book is a product of the strong desire of his younger son Milan.
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May.30.2011 - 2:33 pm
posted by Andrew Q Lam
Andrew Lam reads his essay, "Afghanistan Can't Wash Away Vietnam" from "New California Writing" - an anthology of writing about California by Californian Writers. He is the author of East Eats West:...
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Nov.28.2010 - 4:29 pm
posted by Midge Raymond
A cautionary tale about husband-and-wife authors, "Love in the Time of Amazon.com," by John Yunker and Midge Raymond. And a book trailer (of sorts) for The Tourist Trail by John Yunker and Forgetting...
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Jul.25.2012 - 12:36 pm
posted by China Galland
Resurrecting Love: The Cemetery That Can Heal a Nation documents the powerful racial conflict over the right to visit cemeteries and to know your ancestors.  This work in progress follows two...
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Mar.14.2012 - 12:44 pm
posted by Mark A. Rayner
The lecture goes on, but unfortunately the video doesn't; this is too bad, because then Vonnegut describes Kafka's The Metamorphosis:   Poor old Gregor Samsa. Not only does he start really low...
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Mar.14.2012 - 8:22 am
posted by Mary Akers
This interview aired on a local TV station in 2009, but most of the discussion revolves around about the process and the art of writing, which are timeless subjects.
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Mar.11.2012 - 6:38 pm
posted by Margo Berdeshevsky
Margo Berdeshevsky reading "Among the Trumpets" from "Between Soul And Stone" (Sheep Meadow Press/2011)
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Mar.10.2012 - 10:22 pm
posted by Sumathi Mohan
An ounce of freedom Caged birds care not for golden bowl or silver cup full of  milk.           Nectar of life lies not in; coffer of piled up...
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Mar.10.2012 - 6:11 pm
posted by Elizabeth McKenzie
The Gail Rich Award Ceremony 2012/Elizabeth McKenzie receives award and reads from "Last Of Our Tribe"
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Mar.10.2012 - 4:02 pm
posted by Craig Clevenger
This short film is just one chapter from a novel by Craig Clevenger, a core sample bored from somewhere halfway between “once upon a time” and “happily every after.” It’s your basic boy meets girl...
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Mar.10.2012 - 11:40 am
posted by Mitch Cullin
What's the first thing you ever wrote? To answer this question, Mitch Cullin digs deep into his past to unearth and then read a shadowy, strange tale of beavers, vampires, screaming women, and...
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Mar.10.2012 - 9:18 am
posted by Mark Miller
"Don't worry, Zan, we'll find her," said Adam. But Zandria did worry. Her young sister Olena mysteriously disappeared and no one can tell her why. A year after the events of The Lost Queen, the two...
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Mar.09.2012 - 9:20 pm
posted by Kenneth Williams
This video shows how to convert fractions to decimals without using a calculator.
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Mar.07.2012 - 3:33 pm
posted by Maria Badillo
How to be genuinely happy and avoid the middle aged drama later!
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Jun.09.2008 - 5:07 pm
posted by Anne Paris
This 5-minute film clip is a portion of an interview with Anne Paris, PhD, about her new book, STANDING AT WATER'S EDGE. In this clip, Dr. Paris describes the challenge of creative immersion and...
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Apr.06.2011 - 5:15 pm
posted by Michael Anthony
Do you like inappropriate jokes? I was in the Army for six years, and fought in Iraq for twelve months. Here is an, inappropriate, animated, and original joke, about Iraqi insurgents. I tried my hand...
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Aug.01.2011 - 10:12 pm
posted by Kristen Caven
A quick tour through an engaging book about a cartoonist finding her voice. Music by Merrill Collins.
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Dec.01.2008 - 11:24 pm
posted by Cynthia W. Gentry
One of the sessions I enjoyed most at BlogHer '08 was the Sex & Relationships Birds of a Feather Meet-Up on Friday. Afterwards, video artist Fivestar interviewed me for a video, "The Quick and...
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Apr.08.2010 - 5:34 pm
posted by Manny Pacheco
Slideshow about "Forgotten Hollywood"
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May.02.2008 - 11:10 am
posted by Cliff Burns
An abstract and artful film exploring the play of light on a western Canadian landscape. Abstract, non-narrative, a visual essay by the author and his wife, Sherron Burns.
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Aug.07.2010 - 10:33 am
posted by Holly Clegg
Holly partnered with Walmart to create easy, affordable and delicious recipes using the Great Value products.
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Apr.22.2011 - 7:49 am
posted by Fiona Robyn
Fiona Robyn & Kaspalita talk about small stones; short pieces of observational writing, designed to deepen your connection to the world. Find out what a small stone is, and how to get involved in...
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Apr.15.2012 - 8:16 pm
Video developed by students at Central Washington University to highlight the story behind Karly's Law 
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Oct.23.2012 - 4:57 pm
posted by Daniel Handler
In a fading town, far from anyone he knew or trusted, a young Lemony Snicket began his apprenticeship in an organization nobody knows about. He started by asking questions that shouldn't have been...
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