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What We Talk About When We Talk About Leonard Cohen's Legacy

As if last week—and 2016 in general—weren’t already difficult enough, we lost another beloved musical great, Leonard Cohen. The Canadian-born singer-songwriter, a prolific poet and novelist as well, leaves behind a huge body of work. 296 more words


Library Link Line-Up!


I hope you all have a nice weekend planned and if you need something to pass some time, stop by the library! We have two events today: for adults @ 10:30AM, we have another BYOB (Books, not beer) meeting where we just get together and chat about what we’re reading and @ 3:30PM, we have our weekly Something on Saturday program for kids ages 2 – 12 years ranging from stories to crafts, games and more. 202 more words

Library Link Line-Up

On process

“I have no process; if I did have a process, I would have no confidence in the process. I didn’t do any of the things you’re supposed to do when writing. 374 more words

Twenty-first Century

On great books and rape culture

“And I realize that what I’m describing here isn’t a list of books I’d like to see banned from the classroom; in fact, it is a list of my favorite books. 44 more words

Twenty-first Century

Short story: "The Girls"

“The Girls,” by Joy Williams

Appeared in the Idaho Review in 2004 (online here); anthologized in Best American Short Stories 2005 (PDF here… 165 more words

Twenty-first Century

What I Wish I Wrote

Yesterday, a writer I work with confessed her greatest fear–lack of originality. She felt she didn’t have anything to say that hadn’t already been said. What could she offer that was new, different, … 536 more words

Writing Process

Bad Faith Pub Day!!!

It’s publication day for my first book!

Thanks so much to all of you who have ordered Bad Faith or bought a copy at one of my recent events. 197 more words

Bad Faith: Stories