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Writeliving Interview: Aimee Bender

I read the short story collection The Girl in the Flammable Skirt after graduate school and I knew immediately that a fresh and important  literary voice had arrived on the scene.  517 more words


MM Soundtracks: James Franco's "I Think You Are Totally Wrong: A Quarrell"

Here’s the trailer for the James Franco film I Think You Are Totally Wrong: A Quarrel with soundtrack written by Mark Matos featuring songs by Trans Van Santos, Os Beaches and Campo Bravo.  13 more words

She Loves Me @ The Landor Theatre Review

The Landor is a wonderfully intimate venue and is currently showing a sparkling rendition of the musical-comedy She Loves Me. Last put on in the West-End in 1994 to critical acclaim, the fifty year old musical has found a new home in the Landor and will delight all fans of Rom-Coms and of the musical. 456 more words


Lover's Quarrel: Pet

I wrote the following story for an assignment in English 384 (taught by David Shields), “Lover’s Quarrel”.

As I sat down to write, rather than struggling to come up with one, really good idea, I decided that I was not allowed to pursue any story until I had formulated the skeleton for eight. 760 more words

Recomposition: Emerson's Original Quotation

Emerson has long been known as a sort of patron saint of originality in American culture. The primary location for this message is his essay… 593 more words

Class Reflection

CWW Interview with David Shields, Essayist, Paris Instructor, & Author of I Think You're Totally Wrong (2015)

This year, the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop’s Summer in Paris Writing Retreat will take place from July 22-30, 2015. At the event, we’ll be hosting a wide variety of craft of writing seminars, creative writing workshops, and special readings from our Paris 2015 faculty, which includes David Shields, Kathleen Spivack, Rita Banerjee, Diana Norma Szokolyai, Jessica Reidy, and Elissa Lewis. 2,406 more words

I Think You're Totally Wrong - A Quarrel

Reading a quarrel (they like calling it that way) between a professor and his former student regarding art and life by itself is an interesting theme. 438 more words