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The Most Dangerous Book The Georgia Review, Spring ’15
At Oxford, on the day we began our discussions my professor, an impossibly handsome Irish man, watched me awkwardly flip back and forth between the prose of the novel and the endnotes of my edition. 103 more words


The Advice I Wish I Had Given During my Talk on Plot at AWP

This April, at the 2015 AWP Conference in Minneapolis, I was lucky enough to take part in a great panel on storytelling, plot, and teaching: A Thread Through The Labyrinth. 1,554 more words

On Writing

ah, you’re vinegar

“Hohohoho, Mister Finn, you’re going to be Mister Finnagain! Come-day morm and, O, you’re vine! Sendday’s eve and, ah, you’re vinegar! Hahahaha, Mister Funn, you’re going to be fined again!”

— James Joyce, Finnegans Wake


(Very) Short Joycean Film Showcase

Nature of Event:  The (very) Short Joyce Film Showcase is a competition to make a 5 minute film, based on a fragment of James Joyce’s… 137 more words

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El pasado.

Hay pecados o (llamémoslos como los llama el mundo) malos recuerdos que el hombre oculta en los lugares más sombríos del corazón, pero que permanecen allí aguardando. 147 more words


A day of dappled seaborne clouds

The phrase and the day and the scene harmonised in a chord. Words. Was it their colours? He allowed them to glow and fade, hue after hue: sunrise gold, the russet and green of apple orchards, azure of waves, the greyfringed fleece of clouds.

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[37] on coffee and James Joyce—II.

Making my very—very, very—slow way through James Joyce‘s Ulysses, & coming to a lot of conclusions (or I suppose they are tentatively putaside questions) about my own writing, & about life in general. 182 more words