Category Archives: literature

Ivy League…Me?

I’ve been looking around at full-residency schools and have found a lot of great programs. One of my top picks is the University of Notre Dame. They only accept 5-6 students in the fall but they provide full funding. I … Continue reading

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Meta-narrative and Talking Things Out

I ended up turning in a series of fragments for my memoir piece. I numbered them to keep things separate but couldn’t really find the thread that connected it all. Each time I sat down to write, I would come … Continue reading

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On Fire

Right now I’m in the midst of a lot of projects. I am being considered for a scholarship to two separate conferences, I am going to a poetry conference next weekend, I have just started my independent study in creative … Continue reading

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Writing Begins With the Breath

I’m trying to get through Writing Begins With the Breath by Laraine Herring before school starts. I know I was supposed to read Spunk & Bite but I was kind of bored by it. I’ll go back to it soon, … Continue reading

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Eat, Pray, Love: Film Review

Check out this review of Eat, Pray, Love on the Non Skweeter blog. Apparently the movie was just as bad as the book and for many of the same reasons. Also pointed out in this review are some of the … Continue reading

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Eat, Pray, Love…SERIOUSLY?

I received the above in my email this evening. Remember when I said that I hated Eat, Pray, Love and was sick of it being in my face. Well here you go, I rest my case. On a side note, … Continue reading

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AWP Day One

I’m back at the hotel after a very long day. I was a little dissappointed by the seminars at the AWP Conference. I was expecting structured lectures and most of what I went to was either question panels or a … Continue reading

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Book Review: When You are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris

Today’s book review was brought you by writer E.M. Samuelson and the letter Q: There’s always one person in a crowd who would willing admit that they once groped a man in a club and later realized it wasn’t their … Continue reading

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A Clever Fix to an Umm…. Uncomfortable Title

Have you ever been embarrassed to read a book in public because of the title and/or cover art? As someone who has dabbled in erotica, I find this a common problem. Kevin Sampsell, author of A Common Pornography: A Memoir … Continue reading

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Author Edwidge Danticat to be Interviewed by CNN

Author Edwidge Danticat will be interviewed by Christiane Amanpour on CNN this Sunday January 24th. It is scheduled at 2pm EST. They will discuss the situation in Haiti. Danticat is a Haitian native. She is best known for her novel … Continue reading

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