Soundings: Poetry and Process

Dora Malech
May 26, 2015
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Sounding: the action or process of measuring the depth of the sea or other body of water. Sounding: information or evidence ascertained as a preliminary step before deciding on a course of action.   Last Thursday at the University of…

Lispector’s Grace

Meg Shevenock
May 21, 2015
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To cut to the chase: I love Clarice Lispector. I love that, in 1967, when asked to write a weekly column on any subject for Brazil’s leading newspaper, she wrote intimately about miracles, sadness, justice and the heart. Actual curtains…

Doubling Down on the Clown (Part Two)

Cody Walker
May 21, 2015
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Here’s a holiday (of sorts) that I’d never heard of until this afternoon: Red Nose Day. It’s today! May 21! Or really tonight, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. (EST) on NBC. According to NBC’s website, this “fun-raising special” (!) will…

Writing In and Speaking Out

Dora Malech
May 15, 2015
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Earlier this month, in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray in police custody and the community unrest and outcry that followed in Baltimore, Writers in Baltimore Schools (WBS), a nonprofit organization founded and directed by writer Patrice Hutton,…

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