Monthly Archives: August 2016

It’s 4 a.m. somewhere…

4:30 a.m. thoughts “Monkey brain” – that’s what Jim Malarkey, Humanities professor extraordinaire, called it. I experience it most vividly when I close my eyes at night. It’s like flipping a switch to activate a half-dozen new channels of thought … Continue reading

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Vacation? What vacation?!

How I Spent My Summer Vacation…with a nod to Sister Mary Elephant After moving almost directly from a busy summer semester teaching three college writing classes to all my last-minute Assistant Director duties for the Antioch Writers’ Workshop to the … Continue reading

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Truth or Art? “We Want Both!”

Originally posted on BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog:
Ned Stuckey-French We’ve struggled through the morning trying to come up with a concise summation of Ned Stuckey-French’s discussion of John D’Agata’s latest anthology, The Making of the American Essay, but the truth is…

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