New book, started just today. It’s by a woman named Rebecca Donner, and the subject is her great-grandaunt, Mildred Harnack, who was married to a German, Arvid,… Read more “What It Was Like in Berlin, 1932”
For the workshop this weekend, re-reading some old stories to show different ways of writing memoir. In particular, thinking of a story called Lenox Hill, December 1991,… Read more “CHARLIE CHAN IS DEAD, Vol. 1”
Steinbeck has very interesting things to say about Deer Isle. Digression: Self always wanted to visit Maine, because there is a teacher there — in Bates College… Read more “Travels with Charley: Deer Isle, Maine”
Since self is currently Writer-in-Residence at the Mendocino Art Center, this week she’s been writing up a storm (also sending out her work) and adding to her… Read more “In Honor of Independent Bookstore Day, Saturday, 28 April 2018: LUISA IGLORIA PICKS SOME GOOD ONES”
This week’s Daily Post Photo Challenge is FRIENDS. Which is a very fun theme! Nutschell Ann Windsor, Program Administrator, UCLA Extension Writers Program (She writes, too!) Keith… Read more “More Friends: An Ever-Shifting Panoply”
There were fourteen years before self’s first and second book. The first was published by Calyx Press in Corvallis, OR. The second was published by Miami University… Read more ““Rufino” from Self’s Collection MAYOR OF THE ROSES”
Niall was here last year. Saw his work at Open Studio at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre. At the opposite end of the table, self’s book from Miami… Read more “What the Writing Desk Looks Like Today, 20 March 2017”
Look here! Next year’s AWP Conference and Book Fair: Washington, DC. You do not want to miss it. For sure. Stay tuned.
Show us someone or something you admire (and tell us about them, too!) — Krista, The Daily Post Here’s one: David Bowie, who died of cancer early… Read more “Admiration: Daily Post Photo Challenge, 29 April 2016”
Awesomeness is a book fair.
A few people were saying the latest AWP book fair was too big, too spread out. But self doesn’t see it getting any smaller. And okay, she probably only saw 1/10 of the publishers who were there. But, still, fun times!
Okay, so Chris Hemsworth was NOT actually at the AWP Bookfair in Los Angeles, earlier this month. But, please, why would self ever shy away from including a fabulous hunk of eye candy like Chris? Are you crazes? He was on the cover of Angeleno magazine!
Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.