Monthly Archives: January 2008

Reposting: 2007 Bread Loaf waiters are doing a reading

It’s called the “Orphan Reading” because, well, it’s a long story. Anyway, many of the 2007 work-study scholars, writers who received a “waitership” from Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, are having a reading during AWP, the big writers’ conference, convention, and … Continue reading

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Huffington Post: Tom Hayden on Barack Obama

This just appeared in the Huffington Post. I’ll reproduce it in its entirety below. This is the first piece that I’ve read about the generational shift that Obama represents. The boomers are a tired-out failure. In the beginning, they started … Continue reading

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I smell children. . . (I’ve always loved this guy)

Those kids, it has always seemed to me, were damned insipid. They deserved everything they got. I remember thinking that when I was about six. They risked death for a lollipop. Stupid kids.I sighed through “Hushabye Mountain.” Still do. The … Continue reading

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2007 Bread Loaf waiters are doing a reading

It’s called the “Orphan Reading” because, well, it’s a long story. Anyway, many of the 2007 work-study scholars, writers who received a “waitership” from Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, are having a reading during AWP, the big writers’ conference, convention, and … Continue reading

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Best take on the WGA writers’ strike

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New fiction on Guernica

The beginning of Elizabeth Kadetsky’s spooky novel-in-progress, The Noticers is up. When the heat comes I have to get out. I live on the top floor of a tenement walk-up, a flat filled to clutter with the detritus of a … Continue reading

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Guernica author Susan Choi in P&W

As noted here before, Francisco Goldman guest-edited an issue of Guernica recently, which featured an excerpt from A Person of Interest, the new novel by Susan Choi. She’s interviewed in the current Poets & Writers The novel is due February … Continue reading

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Favorite Song of the Moment

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