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Publishing Journey: Going Hollywood

These are the 2 most common questions I’ve been asked by people in regards to my upcoming book:
1. Do you get to design the cover? 908 more words

Publishing Journey

Aging According to Donald Hall (and Me)

Why would a fifty-something-year-old woman relate to the essays of an eighty-something-year-old man? Does that say something about him, about me, or both of us? This is not really a review, but a review of sorts; my stream-of-consciousness emotional reaction to his latest book. 1,094 more words

Just My Opinion

The "water-gazers" strolling Battery Park

“With its fine promenade and magnificent vista of the harbor, the Battery became a popular place for New Yorkers to visit in the early 18th century,” states the… 122 more words

Lower Manhattan

FYI: Poetry Month is Coming

I’m sharing this e-mail I received from Knopf reminding me of Poetry Month in April. If any of you are lucky enough to be near the NYC reading, it’s a great lineup. 177 more words


The most sensational actress of the 1860s

Adah Isaacs Menken (at right, in her teens) was never considered a great actress.

But she sure was a colorful one, hanging out with Walt Whitman, … 300 more words

Music, Art, Theater

Good Enough for Closure

 Creative Nonfiction Prompt from Poets & Writers:
“This week, write an essay using exactly one hundred words.  Pick a concept you’ve been thinking about recently, like daylight savings time, or a personal story someone has reminded you of recently, like when you learned to ride a bike.  463 more words