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Last Day!

It’s the final day of 2011. Celebrating New Year’s is one of my favorite holidays because it’s a time to reflect on the past and make new goals for the future. So 2011 was an odd year. I sprained my finger, moved to an apartment, published two poems, learned to make different breads, read more books, wrote a …

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Texts for the Fall Semester

I’m getting ready for the fall semester at Bowling Green State University. The first day of class is Monday. For my fiction workshop, I’ll be reading “Twilight” by William Gay, “Bean Trees” by Barbara Kingsolver, “Building Fiction” by Jesse Lee  Kercheval, “Making Shapely Fiction” by Jerome Stern, and “On Becoming A Novelist” by John Gardner. …

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