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Week Six: Summer 2016 Online Writing Group

It’s week six of our online writing group!

Everyone is doing swell, and kicking some butt on the writerly front. This week, in addition to today’s goals post, we’ll have a guest post from Lisa on Wednesday. 1,853 more words


Weekly Roundup

Round out your week with these thought-provoking articles from around the internet. 380 more words

Worth Reading: Why the Very Poor Have Become Poorer

Why the Very Poor Have Become Poorer” by Christopher Jencks (The New York Review of Books, June 9, 2016, pp. 15-17) is a review of the book… 186 more words


I say I was learning Italian, but in fact I was learning English too. Relearning it. Nothing makes you more aware of your own language, its structure and strategies, than the differences of a new one.

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I had told Jann Wenner of Rolling Stone that I would cover the Patty Hearst trial, and this pushed me into examining my thoughts about California.

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Fugue State

He died of suddenness

Breath caught short in that last moment

Where everything that came before

Or could have happened after

Moved past inquiry

Or capture… 158 more words