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AWP Seattle – Memoir in 2014

AWP is a yearly gathering of the “Associated Writers and Writing Programs.” This year around 15,000 members of the group met in Seattle for 3-4 days of readings, panels, discussions, parties, and networking. This is the professional organization for MFA … Continue reading

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If Sentences Were Cars . . .

Thanks to Dinty Moore for posting this great quote by Claire Messud on his Facebook page: “So, too, among the many different kinds of writer in the world, there are those of us who see the sentence as rather like … Continue reading

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Telling True Stories

This blog is for my students in English 334: Writing Creative Nonfiction at Goshen College. We’ve just started our quest to find out what Creative Nonfiction is by exploring a range of writings–from the personal essay (Seneca, Sei Shonagon) to … Continue reading

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