We’ll do some work in breakout groups this week. To prepare, read Parts 1 and 2. Let me know if you have questions. Part 1 In There Was This Goat, Krog, Mpolweni, and Ratele go to great lengths—and take … Continue reading
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I mentioned in class that we’d take a structured approach to our workshops. It will be a pretty straightforward structure. I’ll spell it out here. When a person submits a piece for us to workshop, I’ll post it to our … Continue reading
Hi everybody. Here’s the plan for this week’s class. We’re reading Michelle Tea’s “Against Memoir”–at Catherine’s suggestion. (You can find it on our Further Readings page.) 1. We’ll convene on Zoom. I’ll send everybody an invitation around 4:30. Catherine will … Continue reading
We’ll do some work in groups tomorrow. We’ll convene on Google Meets to begin. Ariel can tell us a little bit about why he chose the Dessa chapter. Then you’ll convene in your groups for a chat. You can do … Continue reading
Monday, March 30 12:00: 12:30: Catherine 2:oo: Lucy Tuesday, March 31 12:00: Nick 12:30: Wednesday, April 1 2:00: sarah 2:30: 3:00: Thursday, April 2 2:00: Radhika 2:30: 4:30: Cordelia 5:00: Friday, April 3 12:00: Salazar 12:30: 2:00:
Hi everybody. The New York Public Library is offering remote access to its collections and services. I thought some of you might be interested.
Last year I did a two-part interview with Ellen Forney for Psychology Today. I figured I’d share. Here’s Part 1. Here’s Part 2.
Spider mites so tiny you can’t see them with a human eye have been busy spinning sticky webs all over the gardenia’s leaves–and, apparently, feasting on nutrients the plant stores to keep itself healthy. A friend gave me the … Continue reading
Hi everybody, Archipelago Books is offering free e-books between now and April 2. Best, Jason
We’re going to be talking about Ellen Forney’s Marbles soon. Forney likes to be helpful, so she created this handy guide, commissioned by The Washington Post.