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Lyric Essay: John D'Agata

With John D’Agata’s The Lifespan of a Fact, we explore the realm of the lyric essay. We have been working our way toward this very current and somewhat controversial turn in nonfiction writing: where the creativity of “creative nonfiction” emerges into the essay, formerly and formally thought of as dry, dead. 748 more words


NaPoWriMo #10 (04/10/2016)

I want to write like John D’Agata. I want to write like John D’Agata and Annie Dillard and David Shields and Maggie Nelson. I want to write like somebody else. 84 more words


Cast Announced for Devilish!

The production, heading to the Landor Theatre from the 4th May, will be led by Alex Green it has been announced. 

When Angel, a cute male angel crash-lands in metropolitan London in 2016, he is embraced by mercenary forces…. 190 more words


Video: Learn More About Granada, Andalucía, Spain & Apply to Our Summer in Granada Writing Retreat

Join the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop on our summer writing retreat to the cultural oasis of Granada, Spain. Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains in Andalucía, Granada is one of the gems of Spain and has inspired writers from Washington Irving to Salman Rushdie to Ali Smith. 1,027 more words


“Rappers got the name MC (master of ceremonies) because they began as hosts at public dances, and as the form evolved, they began to take more and more liberties in what they said between and over the records. 241 more words

Shields Appointment Very Good News Indeed For U.S. Taxpayers

The appointment of David Shields as Managing Director of ASI Government’s new Procurement Transformation and Category Management Practice is great news for the US taxpayers. 175 more words

UK Government Procurement (People On The Move)

How Literature Saved My Life by David Shields — Marcus Solarz Hendriks

“I think just about everything David Shields writes is pretty much indispensable”, reads Bret Easton Ellis’ token gesture of affirmation, bolted on to the back cover of Shields’ 2013 reflective essay. 1,080 more words

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