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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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Low Cost MFA?

After my meltdown last night, I head to AWP’s website and looked through their listing on creative nonfiction low residency MFA programs. I found seventeen programs that were under $30,000. Most were in the low to mid twenties. I feel … Continue reading

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The Baby-sitter’s Club?

The Baby-sitter’s Club has been relaunched. Author Ann M. Martin has written a prequel to her series entitled “The Summer Before.” The 1980’s series is also being rereleased. I wonder how such a huge series will be received by readers … Continue reading

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AWP Day 2

Well, I was excited about going to see Martin Espada at the AWP conference but when it was time to get up I didn’t. Instead we slept in and went to the Denver Art Museum. I felt a little guilty … Continue reading

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Author J.D. Salinger dies at 91

Yesterday J.D. Salinger, author of The Catcher in the Rye, died of natural causes. I won’t go into too much detail as I feel the article in the Times covered it nicely. I’d rather take this time to comment on … Continue reading

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Readers Slog Their Way Through Slush on Authonomy.com

I was reading an article today from the Wall Street Journal about the death of the slush pile. At first, the thought that I could have as low of a .008% chance of being plucked from the slush pile depressed … Continue reading

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