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Participating in the Mark Program has encouraged me to think more deeply about my writing habits and goals. What makes the writing life worthwhile for me? Why did I choose it and what keeps me choosing it? These are a few questions that I’ve been pondering lately.
Here are some answers that come to mind (in no particular order):
1) I’m a stationary junkie. I love notebooks, pens, and the smell of ink. I need an excuse to be wedded to these materials routinely.
Your Presence is Requested at Suvanto by Maile Chapman (Graywolf)
The Wake of Forgiveness by Bruce Machart (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
How To Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu (Pantheon Books)
100 Notes on Violence by Julie Carr (Ahsahta Press)
Shoulder Season by Ange Mlinko (Coffee House Press)
Pleasure by Brian Teare (Ahsahta Press)
You have successfully completed your Lit Fest order. Thank you for supporting PEN Center USA! We are looking forward to seeing you on November 8, 2011 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
PLEASE NOTE: There is no physical ticket for the Annual Literary Awards. You will be checked in upon arrival.
GOOD and EPIP L.A. want to celebrate the awesome efforts that are moving Los Angeles forward. They created a prize for a project that is good for the city of Los Angeles and needs funding.
All Her Life
The Virgina Center for the Creative Arts opened in 1971 and is "the only artist community in the nation directly associated with an institution of higher learnning." Located on the campus of Sweet Briar College and nestled in the Blue Ridge farmland, VCCA gives its Fellows access to the College's many facilities and services, including libraries, computer labs, and walking trails.