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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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Flannery O’Connor Essay “Some Aspects of the Grotesque in Southern Fiction”

I wanted to share part of this essay with you. She wrote: “The great novels we get in the future are not going to be those that the public thinks it wants, or those that critics demand. They are going to be the kind of novels that interest the novelist. And the novels that interest …

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