Do you ever wonder if your writing is good enough? Like, every day? Do you sometimes wonder whether it’s not the publishing industry but YOU that is the problem? That maybe you don’t have it in you to succeed as a writer? That maybe you should have gone to law school after all? You could, [...]
My friend Shanthi Sekaran, author of The Prayer Room, calls this piece Imperfect Eulogy. I disagree. I think it’s perfect. This piece was first published on Zyzzyva’s blog and is dedicated to Elmer Morrissey.
April 14, 2012. On the 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s collision with an iceberg, the eight crew members of the Low [...]
There are some obvious ways in which Hemingway and I differ:
He was male; I’m female He’s dead; I’m alive He was one of the greatest writers who ever lived; I’m a writer.
But then there are some not-so-obvious ways in which we differ, too, and I discovered those while reading The Paris Wife by [...]