Monthly Archives: May 2008

Congrats All Around…

Congratulations to several current and former MFA-ers for their recent successes: Tonia Shachter (’07) is in a new position as writer for Cartus. David Holub had work accepted at McSweeney’s Internet Tendency PJ Moretti and Bob Kalm were named recipients … Continue reading

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Hurry Up and Read This!

Hi everyone. I wanted to share some fun news. My friend, Abby Markes-Beal, has co-authored a new book, “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Speed Reading,” with Pam Mullan. The book will be released and available for sale Tuesday, June 3. … Continue reading

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1080 WTIC Radio Segment On Young Writers Friday 8:20 a.m.

* Speakers, & Rock [THE ROOF OFF] The House Bands, $166,000, Dublin Trip… Lionel Bascom On WTIC 1080 Friday Morning With Ray & Diane … ***********Still Time To RSVP LINK TO YOUNG WRITERS HOME PAGE:Lionel Bascom, Maya PolanKeynote SpeakersFor Young … Continue reading

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Business Writing Opportunity

Folks, Tamiko Toland from Strategic Insight contacted me about a long-term, part-time writing position (they are also potentially interested in an intern). Sounds like something that might interest several of you. Info from Tamiko below. SI is currently seeking a … Continue reading

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Whatever happened to that girl…what’s her name?

Hello all, I’ve been out of the loop for a while on a leave of absence for a whole butt load of family issues, but I will be jumping back into the swing of things come this August. Yikes! As … Continue reading

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CSM essay

My essay on what it’s like being a Shoe Guy came out in the Christian Science Monitor last weekend. Read it here.

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Closing on the Finish…

Round Three – Almost Done! Here’s my dining room table – showing the assualt of one semester’s work. Congratulations to all of you who’ve made it to the fourth and final round – Don, Nick, Kayln, Vonda, Marc, Fletch, and … Continue reading

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