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A Horseman In the Sky- Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

One sunny afternoon in the autumn of the year 1861, a soldier lay in a clump of laurel by the side of a road in Western Virginia. 2,488 more words

19th Century Literature

Hemingway & Hope

Okay, so for anyone who hasn’t read A Farewell to Arms (if this is you stop reading this and go read it), the gif below is pretty much how you feel when you finish it. 3,787 more words


“It took me a fantastically long time to realize what the others grasped almost at once: that much of what we were doing was absolutely pointless, to no purpose.”

-Donald Barthelme


Time for Tenn

Suddenly what seems like a flood of Tennessee Williams-related material has been vying for my attention. First is the long-delayed but always expected new John Lahr biography, … 288 more words


'The Jewbird' by Bernard Malamud

The Jewbird by Bernard Malamud, 1963

The magic trick:

Forcing the reader to adapt to a sudden burst of magic realism

This story starts innocently enough. 271 more words

Short Stories

Meet Kelly Bingham

Interview by Nicole Melanson ~

Kelly Bingham is a former Disney storyboard artist and director who now writes full time. She lives in Georgia with her husband and sons. 996 more words

Interviews With Writers

Cheever'dan Hareketle: Ninniler ve Ağıtlar

Amerikalı yazar John Cheever’ın 1953 yılında kaleme aldığı “The Enormous Radio”, derslerimde sıklıkla kullandığım, öğrencilerimin de güzel tepkiler verdiği bir öyküdür.

Öyküde Jim ve Irene Westcott, belirli bir refah düzeyine erişmiş ama daha iyisini de düşleyen, “mutlu” (görünen) bir Amerikalı çifttir. 272 more words