12 Feb, 2016

The Post-Residency Interview

February 12th, 2016|Tags: |

It's nice when you poke about cyberspace in the evening, too tired to do anything productive, but not quite ready for bed yet, and discover something neat and life-affirming, such [...]

27 Dec, 2015

The Best of the Hemingway House 2015

December 27th, 2015|Tags: |

Doing what I loved to do during my residency at the  Hemingway Birthplace Home—poking about, taking pictures;  here, in “Abba’s room,” i.e. the room of Ernest Hall,  Hemingway’s maternal grandfather, [...]

20 Jul, 2015

Farewell, Hemingway House!

July 20th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

My year as writer-in-residence at the Hemingway Birthplace Home in Oak Park has come to an end and as I say farewell to my studio in the attic, I treat [...]

16 Jul, 2015

Two Turrets: My Grandfather’s and Hemingway’s

July 16th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Turret of the Hemingway Birthplace Home in Oak Park, Illinois Turret of my grandfather's former apartment in Liberec, Czech Republic The Hemingway Birthplace Home in Oak Park, Illinois has a [...]

13 Jul, 2015

The Way to Work

July 13th, 2015|Tags: , , |

My days as the writer-in-residence at the Hemingway House in Oak Park are drawing to a close, and so I decided to document my drive there. I have come to [...]

28 May, 2015

A Picnic in Hemingway’s Attic

May 28th, 2015|Tags: , , |

What could be more perfect than a bunch of writer friends holding a picnic in the attic of the Hemingway Birthplace Home? Where the gabled windows look out at the [...]

30 Mar, 2015

Online Memoir Class

March 30th, 2015|Tags: , |

As part of my role as writer-in-residence at the Hemingway Birthplace Home, I will be teaching a four-week online class on how to write short memoir in May. I just [...]

19 Jan, 2015

Mini Memoir Workshop @ Hemingway House

January 19th, 2015|Tags: , |

I'll be teaching a Mini Memoir Workshop at the Hemingway Birthplace Home as part of my gig as writer-in-residence. It will be a series of four evening classes in February [...]

24 Dec, 2014

Christmas Greetings from the Hemingway Birthplace Home

December 24th, 2014|Tags: , |

Merry Christmas to all who celebrate today and tomorrow! This is my current view when I come down the stairs from my studio in the attic of the Hemingway Birthplace [...]

31 Oct, 2014

3rd/4th Graders Visit the Hemingway House

October 31st, 2014|Tags: |

I know it's been all about the Hemingway House here lately, but I'm simply having too much fun with it. This week three 3rd/4th grade classes came to visit, and [...]

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