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Forum Introduction: Writing The Global Family: International Perspectives On Disability Studies And Family Narratives, Janet Sauer, Philip Ferguson Jun 2015

Forum Introduction: Writing The Global Family: International Perspectives On Disability Studies And Family Narratives, Janet Sauer, Philip Ferguson

Philip M. Ferguson

"We live in the Golden Age of the memoir. Everyone has a story to tell, and a growing number are finding their way to publication. The disability memoir has certainly been a part of this growth. It is refreshing to note how many of these recent narrative accounts of living with a disability have been written from what might be broadly termed a "disability studies perspective" taking on a more critical, socio-cultural orientation than the traditional 'inspiration in the face of personal tragedy' motif."


Advice Advice, Bryan Furuness May 2015

Advice Advice, Bryan Furuness

Bryan M. Furuness

Bryan Furuness on why you should ignore writing advice.


My Dead Mom, Lauren Gallow Dec 2013

My Dead Mom, Lauren Gallow

Lauren L. Gallow

After my mom died I inherited all of our family photo albums and scrapbooks. Looking through these treasure books, I was drawn to three very special scrapbooks that my mom made in the late 1970s when she was a senior in high school and then during her first few years of college. I remember flipping through these books for the first time and having the uncanny feeling that I was looking at myself. I look so much like my mom in these photographs, it blew my mind.


Parable Of The Lost Finger, Bryan Furuness Sep 2013

Parable Of The Lost Finger, Bryan Furuness

Bryan M. Furuness

No abstract available


Ecclesiastes For Writers: A Furunessay In Six Answers, Bryan Furuness Sep 2013

Ecclesiastes For Writers: A Furunessay In Six Answers, Bryan Furuness

Bryan M. Furuness

No abstract available


Ethical Imaginations: Writing Worlds Papers: The Refereed Proceedings Of The 16th Conference Of The Australasian Association Of Writing Programs 2011, Byron, Bay, Nsw, Janie Conway-Herron, Moya Costello, Lynda Hawryluk Aug 2013

Ethical Imaginations: Writing Worlds Papers: The Refereed Proceedings Of The 16th Conference Of The Australasian Association Of Writing Programs 2011, Byron, Bay, Nsw, Janie Conway-Herron, Moya Costello, Lynda Hawryluk

Dr Lynda Hawryluk

This conference, held in Byron Bay in November 2011 was dedicated to Aunty Ruby: a Bundjalung woman, multi award-winning author, historian and cultural ambassador, who devoted her writing life to ‘edumacating others’ about the lives of Indigenous Australians. Her humanity was all-encompassing and amazing considering the pain and loss that walked side by side with her throughout her life. A prolific writer of nonfiction books, essays, poems and short stories, her contribution to the academy has been recognised by an inaugural Doctorate of Letters from Latrobe University, Victoria and a Doctorate of Letters from Southern Cross University, New South Wales ...


Silvie's Life: Biography Of A Baby Girl, Marianne Rogoff Aug 2013

Silvie's Life: Biography Of A Baby Girl, Marianne Rogoff

Marianne Rogoff

"This story, about a severely brain-damaged baby who doctors warn will die within days, is beautifully told and exquisitely woven with subtlety and suspense..." ~ Patricia Holt


The Anarchists Must Go, Justin Wadland Feb 2013

The Anarchists Must Go, Justin Wadland

Justin Wadland

In the wake of a president’s assassination, a community newspaper with a circulation of seven hundred and a section focused largely on steamer schedules and tomato yields found itself defending the right to free speech while an angry mob formed a raiding party.


Our Stories Matter: Liberating The Voices Of Marginalized Students Through Scholarly Personal Narrative, Sydnee Viray Feb 2013

Our Stories Matter: Liberating The Voices Of Marginalized Students Through Scholarly Personal Narrative, Sydnee Viray

Sydnee Viray

No abstract provided.


Mom & Me, Lauren Gallow Dec 2012

Mom & Me, Lauren Gallow

Lauren L. Gallow

My mom died. My mom passed away. My mom’s dead. None of these versions feel right or even OK. Why do I feel like it’s my job to make other people OK with this information? Every time it comes up, I feel this urge to make light of it or make a joke about it so it’s somehow less uncomfortable for the other person. When what I really want to do is cry and try to explain how sad I am. To explain how much it hurts. That’s what was really surprising: how much it hurts.


Dinner, Lauren Gallow Dec 2012

Dinner, Lauren Gallow

Lauren L. Gallow

There were always rules in our house. Most were unspoken, unless you didn’t follow them. Then there was a lot of speaking. There were a lot of rules surrounding dinner in particular. Mom would plan dinner and execute it, always making sure to please both of us, my stepdad Michael and me. He was a vegetarian for a period of time, and I remember vividly my mom preparing two separate meals, one for Michael and one for me. So mom made the dinners and I always had to set the table.


Book Review: Storycraft: The Complete Guide To Writing Narrative Nonfiction By Jack Hart, Carly Finseth Dec 2012

Book Review: Storycraft: The Complete Guide To Writing Narrative Nonfiction By Jack Hart, Carly Finseth

Carly Finseth

No abstract provided.


Michael Holroyd, The Art Of Biography No. 3 Dec 2012

Michael Holroyd, The Art Of Biography No. 3

Lisa Cohen

No abstract provided.


A Writer's Verve Oct 2012

A Writer's Verve

Lisa Cohen

On Sybille Bedford


Shadow Show: All New Stories In Celebration Of Ray Bradbury, Sam Weller Jul 2012

Shadow Show: All New Stories In Celebration Of Ray Bradbury, Sam Weller

Sam Weller

An anthology of short fiction by 26 authors, each of whom was inspired by the legendary work of Ray Bradbury, including Neil Gaiman, Joe Hill, Audrey Niffenegger, Margaret Atwood, and more


All We Know: Three Lives Dec 2011

All We Know: Three Lives

Lisa Cohen

All We Know is one of Publishers Weekly's Top 10 Best Books of 2012

A revelatory biography of three glamorous, complex modern women

Esther Murphy was a brilliant New York intellectual who dazzled friends and strangers with an unstoppable flow of conversation. But she never finished the books she was contracted to write—a painful failure, and yet a kind of achievement.

The quintessential fan, Mercedes de Acosta had intimate friendships with the legendary actresses and dancers of the twentieth century. Her ephemeral legacy is the thousands of objects she collected to preserve the memory of those performers and ...


Sybille Bedford At 100 Mar 2011

Sybille Bedford At 100

Lisa Cohen

On Sybille Bedford


Listen To The Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews, Sam Weller Dec 2009

Listen To The Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews, Sam Weller

Sam Weller

No abstract provided.


Word Of The Day: Harrowing!, Sharon Lomurno Aug 2009

Word Of The Day: Harrowing!, Sharon Lomurno

Sharon L Lomurno

Word of the day-Harrowing

So, we all start getting up and shaking off the chill from the night. The sun slowly begins to make it’s presence known. Breakfasts are made, hikes to the creek for one last look-see.

We break camp and load everything into the rental Santa Fe and people pile into Bobo’s truck to head up the mountain. Great, we are getting an early start!

Bobo sped up a little so he wouldn’t dust us out. The sun is getting warmer.

We were traveling a little ways behind Bobo and I was taking video of ...


The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life Of Ray Bradbury, Sam Weller Apr 2005

The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life Of Ray Bradbury, Sam Weller

Sam Weller

No abstract provided.


Once More, With Feeling, James Plath Apr 2004

Once More, With Feeling, James Plath

James Plath

Professor Plath's presentation at Honors Convocation as the winner of the 2004 Pantagraph Award for Teaching Excellence.


Foreword: War Resistance And Radical Pacifism In The 1940s, Philip Metres Dec 2000

Foreword: War Resistance And Radical Pacifism In The 1940s, Philip Metres

Philip Metres

No abstract provided.


Secret Chicago: The Unique Guidebook To Chicago's Hidden Sites, Sounds & Tastes, Sam Weller Feb 2000

Secret Chicago: The Unique Guidebook To Chicago's Hidden Sites, Sounds & Tastes, Sam Weller

Sam Weller

No abstract provided.