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GAMBA Zine: “One Coffee to Go”

“In October, we moved into a larger apartment in a triple-decker on a treeless, trash-strewn block miles from any hope of gentrification. With no furniture to fill the empty spaces, we stacked your books to make a coffee table and … Continue reading

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Will You Still Read Me When I’m 64?

I admit I have not done any statistical research, but it seems to me that there are many more contests, periodicals, agents and publishing companies out there looking for new young writers than new old writers. I’ve heard it said … Continue reading

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Fading Light

Open to Interpretation is a juried book competition of photography, poetry and prose. In the words of publisher Clare O’Neill, “A good photograph tells a story. But it tells a slightly different story to every viewer. Open to Interpretation’s publications … Continue reading

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To Be a Fellow (…Fellowine? Fellowette?)

Most people (at least here in the U.S.), would call me short.  But this week, after I received an email from the Writers’ Room of Boston, I could swear I’m standing a little bit taller: “We are thrilled to tell … Continue reading

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Neither snow nor rain nor gloom of night…

“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” -The inscription found on the General Post Office in NYC at 8th Avenue and 33rd Street. This unofficial postman’s … Continue reading

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On Writing: Starts, Stops and Seabiscuit

Guest Blogger: Susi Lovell I absolutely love writing first drafts.  Once started, I keep going until I run out of gas and my pencil stops.  My best first drafts (the ones that excite me most) feel… so intriguing and magical and … Continue reading

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The Paternity Test

“To open any of Michael Lowenthal’s novels is to be struck by the visceral power of his images.  From a woman’s “depthless smile” to a man with a belly like a rucksack, from flags snapping in the wind at a … Continue reading

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