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To Grow a Whisper: Tasha Coryell

The photographer Diane Arbus said, “Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding.” In the midst of that confusion is where she stood (I imagine) to take many of her now famous pictures. 495 more words


To Grow a Whisper: Lisa Mecham

I’m excited to present my first addition of “To Grow a Whisper,” a series of literary spotlights devoted to (mostly) emerging writers. I hope in this space you’ll find a kindred spirit, someone whose writing inspires your own literary aspirations. 245 more words


How To Be A Great ART ALLY

I’ve been having a lot of heart to hearts lately with my friends who are authors and artists and we’re all saying the same thing:  It is getting harder and harder for everyone who isn’t in the top 5% of their industry to get the word out about work they are doing. 1,855 more words

Out And About

To Grow a Whisper

I have wondered how best to utilize my tiny corner of the internet to best serve the literary community. I have wondered what can such a small voice do. 133 more words

Literary Citizenship

Today at Read Her Like an Open Book, I discuss the imperatives of Literary Citizenship

I’m most grateful to Bill Wolfe, curator of the Read Her Like an Open Book blog, for featuring this essay of mine today — one that’s been long in the works both in incubation and synthesis. 137 more words


Interviewing Cows

I recently found a literary magazine whose name makes me happier than most things in this world do; Cease, Cows. This title is a reference to… 498 more words