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AWP Assessment: I slept in the Best Whorehouse in Minsk

I’ve just gotten back from AWP, held this year in Washington, D.C. AWP is an annual conference, a gathering of writers from every skill level,┬ájumbled together┬álike a rat’s nest in DC’s Marriott and Omni hotels. The beginners and the pros–hundreds … Continue reading

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What It’s Like to be a Bread Loaf Waiter

I’d hoped to blog a bit from Bread Loaf. I’d hoped to document the “waitership” experience. I’ve been been given this once-in-a-lifetime scholarship, and I wanted to document it, minute by minute. No go. There’s just too much is going … Continue reading

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The background blah-blah

This post is OLD. ANCIENT. More updated stuff is here:  http://meakinarmstrong.com/aboutme/ I’m a writer. But: I’ve erased everything that was here because I found it so appalling. I’ve never kept a diary (on a regular basis, that is) for the … Continue reading

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