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Musings on Author’s Notes, Disclaimers, and Such

I have recently returned from my first residency as a student in the University of King’s College MFA-Creative Nonfiction program. One of the reasons I chose this program (let’s not speak of the attractions of a program requiring visits to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Memoir Project

I’m happy! After a small drought, I’ve finally found a book I’m excited to recommend!  Marion Roach Smith’s The Memoir Project: A Thoroughly Non-Standardized Text for Writing & Life tickled me pink. Yes, it’s yet another book on how to … Continue reading

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Book review: “Little Bee,” a novel

Little Bee is a bestselling novel about a young Nigerian refugee who, with the English woman who befriends her, faces a disturbing past and uncertain future. But I don’t read novels. My bedside stand (and bookshelf by the sofa) are … Continue reading

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Book Review: Blood, Bones & Butter

I have just finished reading the best memoir I’ve read in a long time. It’s not often I finish a book and want to start right over on Page 1. Rarer still to purchase the book before I’ve even returned … Continue reading

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