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Great Writing by Podcast

You only need about 11 minutes 30 seconds (less if you skip the intro!) to listen to Jess Walter read his short story “Cheston”. Damn funny. 20 more words

Top Ten Tuesday - Top Ten Books I Really Want To Read But Don't Own Yet

It is my first non specific-book related post! (Oh how I agonised over the placement of those hyphens.) Many thanks to the wonderful The Broke and the Bookish… 1,210 more words

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Book Review

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, written by Sherman Alexie and illustrated by Ellen Forney, spins the tale of Junior, a young high school student, a freshman, that aspires to become a cartoonist. 251 more words

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie

Back in the early 1990’s (that long, really?), my wife and I were gathering information about different missions in several different places. One of the places we explored was Kykotsmovi, which is located in the Hopi Reservation in northeastern Arizona. 771 more words


Episode 113: Sarah Grieve!

Episode 113 of The Drunken Odyssey, your favorite podcast about creative writing and literature, is available on iTunes, or right click here to download. 49 more words


Book Review: The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

I have a love/hate relationship with Sherman Alexie. I adore him because of the talent he possesses. I cringe when I pick up any of his writings because I know I’m about to get punched in the gut.  595 more words



I’m a dork. There’s no other way to say it.

I met Sherman Alexie at the 2014 AWP Writer’s Conference in Seattle, and he called me a dork because I was freaking out just standing next to him. 624 more words