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Reflections from the Harry Potter Panel Discussion

From left to right: Elizabeth Mosier, Heather Hebert, Anne Converse Willkomm, Anne Layman Horn, Amy Skelding

“Why Was Harry Potter so Successful?” 

Muggles, wizards, and a few other creatures spent a recent Saturday afternoon at Rosemont to hear a panel of Harry Potter, dare I say, scholars…okay, I can at least refer to them as – enthusiasts, talk about the $27 billion+ series. 528 more words

Rosemont College

The NERC Book Club Finds a Home

Today was the first ever meeting for the NERC book club, and we were so happy to have Elizabeth Mosier, author of The Playgroup, talk about the making of her novella. 160 more words

A Home Of One's Own

Best of the Book Blogs!

I’m very pleased to note that my review of Elizabeth Mosier’s The Playgroup has made it onto Shelf Unbound magazine’s “Best of the Book Blogs” page. 29 more words


Introducing the NERC Book Club!

Our Developmental English class is part of a new book club at Northeast Regional Center!

On Tuesday, December 13th, we’ll hear author Elizabeth Mosier read from her latest work of fiction, … 53 more words

Elizabeth Mosier

Imagining the Open Door Reader

Despite the fact that all writers like to think of themselves as unique, we Open Door writers can’t call ourselves a special breed. In common with writers everywhere we share the following characteristics: We love books—reading them as well as writing them—and we crave readers. 791 more words


The Playgroup

About halfway through Elizabeth Mosier’s The Playgroup, the narrator describes the struggle involved in turning the events of real life into fiction: “What intrigued me was reality: Sarah’s guilt over her brother’s death, Linda’s postpartum depression, Bryn given up for adoption, Maggie’s son found blue and still in his bassinet. 251 more words


Visiting a Playgroup

Recently I’ve been learning about motherhood. Being a father of two and grandfather of five and a half,* I never expected to study mothering except for the few tricks a man needs to know for self-preservation. 606 more words

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