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Mid-Week Field Notes–October 19, 2022

Some very quick things: Happy writing!

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#52snapshots–Weeks 51-52

This is the final week of my year-long exploration into #52snapshots. In the 52 weeks of 2021, I’ve written 23 essays, sent out nine, and saw the publication of three. I have much revision to do in 2022. Because these … Continue reading

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#52snapshots–Week 49-50

I’m exploring sibling relationships in some new poetry writing. I came across this interview with poet Emma Hines in Ploughshares. But I also began to write a new piece about my father’s grocery store and what that meant to me. … Continue reading

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#52snapshots–Week 48

In an Amherst Writers & Artists (AWA) generative writing session last week, I wrote about my childhood dream of becoming a fashion designer, catalyzed by “Bunny” comics, featuring Bunny Ball, international fashion model and by a supermarket novel about Barbie … Continue reading

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#52snapshots–Week 47

For the rest of this calendar year, I’m pretty much putting #52snapshots aside to work on my dissertation. I’m still, though, jotting down notes into Evernote, reading memoir and about memoir, and engaging with other memoirists. I just won’t be … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–November 17, 2021

Some very quick things: I am announcing the launch of StoryScapes Studio! Two writing workshops start in January: Writing Family History (starts Jan. 9, 2-4 pm ET) and Memoir (starts Jan. 8, 11 am – 1 pm ET). Both are … Continue reading

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#52snapshots–Week 46

During the last week, one more rejection came in for my paternal grandfather essay. I haven’t sent it out widely, and that’s a good thing, because revision is certainly necessary. Memoirist and Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA instructor Sue … Continue reading

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Announcing the Winner of The Whole Megillah Yom Kippur Memoir Challenge

And the winner is…Yael Levy. Her winning memoir first page of Brooklyn Diaries was chosen by Memoir editor-in-chief Claudia Sternbach, who will also be providing Yael with a critique. A freelance illustrator and journalist, Yael Levy has been published in … Continue reading

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