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By ww2bw on February 8, 2012
Don’t you love serendipity? When you’re driving down a road and all the street signs start speaking to you—not literally and weird, just logically and organized, pointing your way. Okay, dropping the metaphor here. But how great is it on the eve of your panel at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference to […]
By ww2bw on February 7, 2012
In her new play, Partial Objects, Sherry Kramer offers an adaptation of Faust with two Fausts—a man and a woman. She explains, “In these scenes there are two characters. PARIS: A charming, likable young man in his 20s, and MEPHISTOPHELES: The Devil. Eternally in despair since his expulsion from paradise, he’s trying to find a way […]
By Eric on February 5, 2012
Rethinking the Great American Novel in a guest post for the Portland Book Review‘s Writers on Writing, Eric Olsen defines the illusive tome and riffs on why we need it now more than ever.
By ww2bw on February 2, 2012
More Than Mondays Off By Jeffrey Abrahams Once the Presidents’ Day weekend is over, a lot of people start looking toward the next three-day respite. Many lament that it won’t roll around until Memorial Day, May 28. For some, the interval is the calendar version of the Bataan Death March. Not me. I’m standing at […]
By ww2bw on February 1, 2012
Rosalyn Drexler will be part of “The first exhibition to document the origins and historical development of the transient, yet pivotal ‘Happenings’ movement” at the Pace Gallery in NYC [see Feb. 10 listing below]. We can thank that movement for the unforgettable scene in To Smithereens of art critic Paul in a coffin being groped by human hands. Rosalyn was […]