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