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Just Talking: My "Conversations with ..."


 Looking back to the mid-Eighties when I stumbled unto the opportunity to publish a hip downtown magazine  I am not clear on how I fell into the habit/practice of arranging conversations/interviews with contemporary writers, photographers, film directors, cartoonists, poets, painters and all manner of creative individuals. 193 more words

Bastard out of Carolina

I had a wonderful Sunday evening. I laid on the couch finishing Bastard out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison, drinking a beer and snuggling with the cats in the glow of the Christmas Tree! 183 more words

Bastard Out of Carolina  (classic lit)

Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison

Every visceral, harrowing, nightmarish scene of child abuse expertly rendered.

Books Acquired Recently

Allison, Dorothy. Bastard Out of Carolina. 1992. New York: Penguin Books, 2016.

I had heard of this novel before, but did not become interested in it until I recently read Ann Cvetkovich’s discussion of it in… 189 more words

Books Acquired Recently

5 œuvres d’autrices qui manquent à votre bibliothèque

J’avais vu passer le hashtag #AuFilDesAutrices lancé par @miroslavazetkin (cf. son très bon article sur pourquoi il est important d’utiliser le mot autrice), pile dans la période où j’enchaînais les romans écrits par des femmes. 2,363 more words


Dorothy Allison at Tin House

Dorothy Allison is one of my critical writers … a writer I need in the world.

Dorothy Allison at Tin House

Articles By Others

Dorthy Allison - On Dialogue

Listen to this lecture by Dorothy Allison, domina of dialogue, delivered to participants of the 2011 Tin House Summer Workshop in Portland. Also, view this sexy photo of Dorothy Allison I’ve appropriated from her website:

On Writing