Also: The shortlist for the 2014 Caine Prize was announced; Richard H. Hoggart, key witness in the obscenity trial of Lady Chatterley’s Lover, has died.
"It was a fine cry—loud and long—but it had no bottom and it had no top, just circles and circles of sorrow."
—Toni Morrison, Sula
Yup, this is a good’un, with thanks to Michelle Hoover.
There are a lot of curious things about the Amtrak writing residency, from its unlikely birth on Twitter, to its combination of romantic pursuits (writing and trains!). It sounds impractical –– typically, writing residencies offer time to make substantial progress on a…
Worth paying attention to before you send in your work.
How top-down attention, feedback loops, and daydreaming play into the science of success. The question of what it takes to excel — to re
— Bruce Springsteen
- Some Notes on the Amtrak Residency
There are a lot of curious things about the Amtrak writing residency, from its unlikely birth on...
We’re coming to the end of our parade of easy-peasy songs, but you can go back and re-live any of them any time, especially if you learn to play...
- “A professor once told me that a successful poet makes enough money from writing poetry to keep a stock of typewriter ribbon. His point: poets aren’t...”