Thursday, September 18, 2014

"Life Sucks Without Exhilaration"--A Post on Emily Dickinson by Renee Brame


I had the honor of receiving a grant from the National Endowment of the Humanities in summer 2014.  This grant allowed me to travel to Amherst, Massachusetts and attend a week-long odyssey into the world of Emily Dickinson.  The scholars that participated are among the most giving and kindest people I have had the pleasure to encounter.  My studies revealed a whole new Emily Dickinson I had no idea existed.  That made me wonder, am I the only one that had her all wrong?  and Does it matter that anyone know more about the real Emily Dickinson?  Here is my answer…

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Friday, August 29, 2014

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

I'm Not Going to be Able to Finish "Night Film"


I couldn't finish Night Film. Does this teach us a lesson about the current way that fiction is marketed and blogged about these days? Or is it just that I didn't really like this book?

Friday, June 27, 2014