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Joan Didion on the Writing Life

Joan Didion, renowned author of ‘Blue Nights’, ‘Slouching towards Bethlehem’ ‘the Year of Magical Thinking, and other works of both fiction and non-fiction, has this to say about the writing process. 583 more words


Part 2 of Vanessa Hua's "Accepted" (Crab Orchard Review, Vol. 19, No. 2: Summer/Fall 2014)

Self is hugely enjoying this story.

(Self has written her own Stanford stories, but OMG does Ms. Hua ever kill it)

  • Flipping open my binder, I found a flyer urging Stanford cadets to apply for the ROTC honor roll with the attached form and an unofficial transcript.
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I Eat Cake Because I Like It

I’ve been a bit remiss in posting, apologies! I’m working on finishing my M.A. (due Tuesday, eep!) and just started an internship so I’ve been busy – not to mention my spontaneous surprise trip home to NYC for the weekend. 497 more words

An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski

An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff et al
Published: November 1, 2011
Publisher: Howard Books
Genre: Creative Nonfiction / Memoir
Edition: Hardcover, 272 pages
ISBN: 1451642512…
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Scrawled Page From a Journal A Few Weeks Back

I was going through my notes about the women and theatre program conference I attended a month back, trying to get some writing and work-that-is-my-own done before I head to fold $50 dollar t-shirts for 5 hours when I came across a scrawled page. 374 more words

Sarah Waters on Being a "Women's Writer"

From Danuta Kean (The Independent):

When women I know – friends and acquaintances – discovered I was to interview Waters, I was greeted with a universal sense of ownership. 165 more words


Mirages: The Unexpurgated Diaries of Anaïs Nin 1939-1947

From Callie Hitchcock (3:AM Magazine):

If Baudelaire thought of love as “the traditionally artistic attempt to escape boredom,” then Anaïs Nin waged a war of attrition. 122 more words