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April 26, 2011
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Goodreads update

I have mentioned Goodreads before. If you’re not on Goodreads, you might consider checking it out. Not that you really want more social networking opportunities, but since this is relating to books, it has a particular value. I find it … Continue reading

March 15, 2011
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Nahoonkara: Phrasing, pacing, crafting beauty

Nahoonkara by Peter Grandbois My rating: 5 of 5 stars ” I have heard that when some people murmur through the dark grammar of their lives, they actually believe they understand. ” ~Peter Grandbois Nahoonkara, 32 This book, which takes … Continue reading

November 10, 2010
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A diversity of projects=fun

Ah, well, the long gap in posts is in this case an indicator of GOOD THINGS! I’ve been working very hard on all kinds of your projects.  Today I finished a document for my eighth client since October 1. I … Continue reading

October 3, 2010
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Lit Quake 2010

October 1-9 San Francisco If you’ve never experienced Lit Quake, you’ve never experienced a true immerse-yourself-in-literati-festival. San Francisco, perhaps the most literary city in the world (I’m a Beat fan, what can I say), hosts this event every year. There … Continue reading

May 17, 2010
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Peter Grandbois Reading my story, “Homework”

A great “final” reading at Sac State by departing professor Peter Grandbois was a retrospective of sorts, as he generously read from the works of his colleagues who, as he put it, he ended up writing “in conversation” with. He … Continue reading

May 6, 2010
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Dogeared Pages from Rock and Roll will Save Your Life

Back when I first read Steve Almond, (upon the release of a Tin House Anthology) I was inspired to do my first set of Dogeared Pages blog posts. Well, upon reading Steve’s Rock and Roll will Save Your Life, I … Continue reading

April 30, 2010
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Toast and Roast for Grandbois

Last year I had the opportunity for a few uninterrupted conversations with my friend and colleague Dr. Peter Grandbois, and turned it into an interview for Word Riot. Anyone could tell from that interview what a thoughtful and intelligent man … Continue reading

April 26, 2010
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Karen McElmurray’s Smart

Smart Girls II: The Ambition Game, a Thursday panel at AWP 2010, included “Thirteen Short Meditations on the Word Smart,”  read by Karen McElmurray, author of Strange Birds in the Tree of Heaven. Bits of these meditations have stuck with … Continue reading

April 9, 2010
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AWP Denver~ I’M THERE!

Well, last year it was in Chicago in February, and I was like “who the bleep goes to Chicago in February?” This year it is in Denver in April, and I hear this is a good place to be. So, … Continue reading