The next AWP Conference will be in Boston. Wow, self wishes she’d been paying more attention to previous announcements. It would have been a serious temptation.
I’m not very good at communicating verbally. I’m somebody who listens more than talks. I like to listen and absorb. But when I need to connect with people and need to reach out, I write.
— Ruth Forman, in an interview in the AWP Writer’s Chronicle, Oct./Nov. 2012
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In other news, self was incredibly sad to learn (from Isagani Cruz on FB) that Marilou Diaz-Abaya, one of the Philippines’ first women movie directors, passed away today (Monday, Oct. 8), after a long bout with cancer. She, like Dear Departed Doreen Fernandez, were two of self’s first inspirations.
Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.