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Lit Matters: The Best Literature Isn't On The Classics Shelf

By Benjamin Whitmer

Tom was the name of the guy who turned me on to Harry Crews’ A Feast of Snakes. I worked with Tom on an assembly line in Boulder. 925 more words

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Three Greats 

I return to these three books fairly regularly. It pains me to know these giants of writing are no longer around and we won’t get any more material from them. 80 more words


Submitting Work

This seems to be a full time gig. Finding time to write becomes harder. Ran across this website: https://duotrope.com/

Any thoughts? Anyone use it? Pros and Cons? 6 more words


Harry Crews (1935 - 2012)

“In the final essay, ‘Climbing the Tower,’ he contemplates the relationship between futility, violence, and creativity: ‘I know what it means to live in an atmosphere of perpetual failure,’ he admits. 26 more words


Country Noir: My Journey to the Rough South

It’s not often that you can pinpoint the reading of a particular book as life-changing. Rummaging through a box of a stranger’s discarded books in 2009, my eye was caught by the cover of Harry Crews’  1,230 more words

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Harry Crews

Reading a Harry Crews book is like drinking rot-gut whiskey with an old friend who just got out of jail, but will no doubt be back in the slammer come sun-up. 38 more words

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