Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to enjoy over the weekend. Continue reading ›
Back in 2011, I was commissioned to write an original short story for National Public Radio’s “Hanukkah Lights” broadcast. But this year, they’re trying something new. And I’m passing along a message I received this week: Continue reading ›
Ever since my story collection Quiet Americans was published in January 2011, I’ve been offering quarterly contributions based on recent sales to The Blue Card, an organization that provides assistance to U.S.-based survivors of Nazi persecution and their families. This quarter, the amount was quite small, but thankfully, some people are still buying the book! Continue reading ›
Monday brings the weekly batch of no-fee, paying listings of competitions, contests, and calls for submissions—plus jobs for those of us who write (especially those of us who write fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction).
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In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”
“I used to have a friend that was a lamp.”
Source: Gabrielle Zevin, Young Jane Young