Archive for August, 2014

In this essay, Almond talks about his students disparaging published writers. Mainly out of fear and insecurity and a lack of respect for the writing process. It basically comes down to empathy for other human beings who are involved in the process. Everyone should read other people’s work carefully and understand that it was another human […]


From their FB: We can hardly believe that our beloved Renegade is about to turn 3! To celebrate, some of our favorite writers have graciously volunteered to read from their Trapper Keepers of high school breakup poetry. Elissa SchappellScott CheshireLeah UmanskyHubert VigillaJohn Proctor Locale: Cool Pony, 733 Franklin Ave at Sterling Place in Crown Heights, […]


Full disclosure: I play sax on this track. But go buy the whole album. It’ll get you through to September, from end to end. Well-crafted tunes with great lyrics. Buy it.


I just got into this podcast today and absolutely loved this interview with D. Foy, author of Made to Break. There’s just a lot of life here, a lot of interesting topics, from mysticism to long drives to comedic influences. The story about his dog knocked me out. Check it out, give it a listen.


Offsite: Brooklyn Bridge Park Books Beneath the Bridge Mon Aug 11, 7:00PM Host(s): Brooklyn Bridge Park Appearing: Marie-Helene Bertino Scott Cheshire Robin Black Julia Fierro Courtney Elizabeth Mauk On the Docket: Reading Audience Q&A Book Signing Marie Helene-Bertino is the author of Safe as Houses, winner of the Iowa Short Fiction Prize. An Emerging Writer […]