A brief guide to essays, courtesy of Allison K. Williams and the Brevity blog.
On defining “who is a writer” (and who isn’t)—reflections from Joni B. Cole over on The Writer‘s website.
The Paris Review notes the passing of Sam Shepard—and links to his 1997 “Writers at Work” interview.
“What follows is a list of books Rumpus editors can’t wait to read, forthcoming in the next six months.”
And if it’s Friday, you’ll find a fresh set of #JewLit links over on the My Machberet blog. (Including, this week: Rachel Kadish’s new novel; a poem by Julia Knobloch; an article about Anita Diamant and Bible-inspired fiction; a job opportunity at San Francisco’s Jewish Community Library; and a chance to win a copy of Rabbi Shai Held’s forthcoming The Heart of Torah: Essays on the Weekly Torah Portion [vol. 1].) Wander over and take a look!
Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to enjoy over the weekend.
Have a great weekend, everyone. Please note that the Practicing Writing blog will be on hiatus until I return from a writing conference mid-month. See you back here soon, and thanks for your patience!