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Celebrating the Halfway Point, but then…

The beginning of summer makes me nostalgic and reflective. Maybe it's because my birthday falls near the beginning of the season, or maybe it's because I am a teacher, meaning I've always--aside from a few quick years spent in the real world while I finished graduate school--associated summer with endings. The end of the school… Continue reading Celebrating the Halfway Point, but then…

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Comfort Beyond Judgment

A few months ago I subscribed to Poets and Writers magazine because they regularly have relevant features (Finding Your Literary Agent, Free Writing Contests, The Power of Self-Publishing) and interviews with writers I admire (Neil Gaiman, Cheryl Strayed, Roxane Gay). The articles are fairly short, which means I make it from cover to cover in a couple… Continue reading Comfort Beyond Judgment