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When Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction-Writing: Iowa Writers' Workshop as CIA Baby?

When you get involved in fiction writing, you hear “Iowa” a lot. It’s shorthand for the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, operating since 1936 under the auspices of the University of Iowa. 780 more words

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Why Tai Chi?

I went to Tai Chi this morning. I haven’t been to class much since moving to town. It seems I needed to break away from this family, just as I had needed to separate from other parts of my life. 710 more words

On Editors

In the beginning, my novel The Good Know Nothing (Poisoned Pen Press, August 2014) was a challenge that weighed me down. At first I conceived of a long and complex historical saga, though not as ambitious as… 386 more words

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