Monthly Archives: January 2009

Chronicle Article on Academic Careers

This article explains quite explicitly why we encourage you to follow professional writing career paths rather than academic career paths:

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Sentence #6 Now Available

The new issue of Sentence is in. There will be free copies available at the August residency, but if you’d like a copy before then, just let me know and we’ll send you one. bc

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Online Workshops

Folks, just a quick note about the online multigenre workshops–if you haven’t logged in and checked the syllabus yet, you’re overdue!

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Updike Passes

This just announced on John Updike has passed awayfrom cancer. He was 76 years old. No link to story just yet.

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For anyone interested in YA novels

If anyone is interested and is in the area… Newest Novel From Bolton Author to be Published Jan. 27(published in the Hartford Courant, Your Reader-Submitted Articles section). “Happenstance Found,” a new fantasy-adventure novel from a Bolton author – his sixth … Continue reading

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Wally Lamb Addresses Hundreds in Glastonbury

I don’t feel completely comfortable calling Wally Lamb a chick-magnet. Yet, after attending his reading in Glastonbury Sunday, I’d have to at least dub him the literary lodestone – to a flock of mature hens – myself included. The elder … Continue reading

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"Five Percent Dilation" in sub-TERRAIN

Thanks to social democracy, even underground culture is subsidized by governments, at least in Canada. Good for me then, as I published my first piece in a Canadian literary journal. “Five Percent Dilation” appears in the latest issue of the … Continue reading

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