Transposing taught me more about the structure of natural spoken language than any advice on the subject of writing good dialogue….
Category: July-August 2021
INTERVIEW: Ron Hogan, Author of Our Endless and Proper Work
Ron Hogan offers insight into why writers write, and why it’s worth it to keep writing, whether you ever get published or not.
REVIEW: The Guild of the Infant Saviour: An Adopted Child’s Memory Book by Megan Culhane Galbraith
Galbraith’s remarkable hybrid memoir focuses on the adoptee experience from both a personal and historical perspective.
REVIEW: Face: A Memoir by Marcia Meier
Reconstruction by surgery in Face aligns beautifully with reconstruction of memory and personal history through writing,
WRITING LIFE: Writing Class Ruined Me for Social Reentry by Andrea Askowitz
For a second, I think these women are with me.
Psycho Bitches by Anna B. Moore
It is Friday night, and you are a fresh person, a new underage drinker…
Lake of the Ozarks, Osage Beach, Missouri by Dawn-Michelle Baude
“Left at the fork.” He wasn’t talking to me. He was trying to remember which way to go.
A Very Good Liar by Erin Branning
My mother is home from the hospital after being sick, and I want to stay close to her.
Swimming Pool Blues by Brian Koukol
The chain-link gate behind me squealed and my dad appeared at my side, stinking of chlorine.
The Warsaw Ghetto Boy by Sharon Goldman
In the famous black-and-white photo, the boy’s arms are raised above his head in surrender…