This quote appears in The AWP Chronicle (now The Writer’s Chronicle), March/April 1998 issue. On autobiography vs. memoir: “A memoir .. takes on the narrative and formal demands of a novel: How to draw the reader forward? How to establish theme through incident and portraiture? What holds it all together, and what keeps it all […]
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What a week! (Okay, and plus a half or so.) Wouldn’t you know, the gentleman and I adopted cats. We’re a regular Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young song. Anyhow, look at these girls, like either of us could’ve resisted: My goodness, but they are playful. All. The. Time. Liddy’s almost a year and a half […]
Moving is simultaneously the worst and best thing ever. Yesterday the boyfriend and I vacated our tiny studio in Shadyside and transferred our belongings into a spacious two bedroom/two bathroom apartment in a high-rise in Highland Park. Writing it out like that makes it sound so simple and concise, and yet nothing about yesterday could be described […]
Growing up is a weird business. This blog has existed for at least a year now, realistically two or so, and tonight I sat down to revamp the whole thing. I shucked off the old posts, updated some links, gave it a new look, and here we are, all green and balloons. Growth, friends. I […]