13 May, 2011

Reading: In Love with: 84, Charing Cross Road

May 13th, 2011|Tags: |

“i never can get interested in things that didn’t happen to people who never lived.”Helene Hanff, in her letter of January 9, 1952 in 84, Charing Cross RoadI am tempted [...]

4 May, 2011

My 3 Favorite Books on Writing Memoir

May 4th, 2011|Tags: |

Taking up today's Blogathon 2011 theme "My five favorite books on...," I am listing my favorite books on writing memoir. However, I am only listing three because in all my [...]

1 Apr, 2011

Poem A Day

April 1st, 2011|Tags: , , |

Reading poetry is a wonderful way to infuse your mind with the beauty of words, and for me April as National Poetry Month is a good reason to get back into [...]

29 Mar, 2011

Michael Steinberg on Re-Imagining or: Why I Would Like a Book about Baseball

March 29th, 2011|Tags: , |

My Advanced Memoir Workshop students and I were fortunate enough to host Michael Steinberg, founding editor of the esteemed nonfiction journal Fourth Genre, and author, most recently, of Still Pitching, [...]

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