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Brouillons d'écrivains. Vision Index - Subjects. Holly Lisle's Official Author Homepage. Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Too: The MLA: Great Women Writers: Austen, Wharton, Woolf. Dear Marianne, My last letter on this year’s MLA in Washington D.C.

Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Too: The MLA: Great Women Writers: Austen, Wharton, Woolf

I have yet to tell of the sessions I went to on individuals: these included Jane Austen, Edith Wharton, and Virginia Woolf. I did go to a session run by the Byron Society of America and heard papers comparing Byron and Burns’s love poetry, Byron and Scott’s use of romanticism, and Joanna Baillie and Susan Ferrier. The paper on the poetry (given by Carol McGuirk) was splendid: a close reading aloud and commentary on poetry, but beyond that the most memorable moment of the session was a request of a young gay man to be allowed to advertise a gay session on Byron which somehow had not made it into the catalogue—Byron’s bisexuality was otherwise not brought up at all in this session.

The Austen session was held in a large room and was well attended. Randy Susan Meyers: 41 Over 40: Novelists Debuting Over Age 40 (PHOTOS) I tried to resist writing this -- especially after my plea against categorizing authors.

Randy Susan Meyers: 41 Over 40: Novelists Debuting Over Age 40 (PHOTOS)

Plus, so many of us hide our age in this world of never-get-old, unearthing this information, even in our Google-ized world, was difficult. But, recently, along with the plethora of lists of writers under 40, I was faced with the declaration that, as headlined in a Guardian UK article about writers, "Let's Face It, After 40 You're Past It. " Then I read Sam Tanenhaus opine in the New York Times that there was "an essential truth about fiction writers: They often compose their best and most lasting work when they are young.

'There's something very misleading about the literary culture that looks at writers in their 30s and calls them 'budding' or 'promising,' when in fact they're peaking.' " At typewriter: Dorothy Parker. Dorothy Parker was one of the members of the Algonquin Round Table, the group of 1920s-era writers and artists and intellectuals that included Harold Ross, who would soon found the New Yorker magazine.

At typewriter: Dorothy Parker

Parker, already known as a critic, was one of the names that helped Ross get the magazine off the ground. Parker, who wrote short stories in addition to her criticism, is known for a New York-sharp wit, on display in poems like "Resumé": Razors pain you;Rivers are damp;Acids stain you;And drugs cause cramp.Guns aren’t lawful;Nooses give;Gas smells awful;You might as well live.

As identified as she was with New York, Parker also spent quite a lot of time in Los Angeles, where this 1941 photograph was probably taken. Read These Seven Books, and You’ll be a Better Writer. Donald Miller I used to play golf but I wasn’t very good.

Read These Seven Books, and You’ll be a Better Writer

I rented a DVD, though, that taught me a better way to swing, and after watching it a few times and spending an hour or so practicing, I knocked ten strokes off my game. I can’t believe how much time I wasted when a simple DVD saved me years of frustration. I’d say something similar is true in my writing career. If you read these books, your writing will improve to the point people who read your work will begin to comment on how well you write. . • The War of Art by Steven Pressfield: This book is aimed at writers, but it’s also applicable to anybody who does creative work. Pressfield leaves out all the mushy romantic talk about the writing life, talk I don’t find helpful. . • On Writing Well by William Zinsser: Zinsser may be the best practical writing coach out there. . • Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott:

Concours littéraire 2011 - DELTEIL. Joseph. Pour "Bill Boquet" N'ayant pas eu de participants pour le prix débutant, le jury a voulu récompenser la poésie à sa place.

Concours littéraire 2011 - DELTEIL. Joseph

Article 1 : Le cercle pieussan Joseph DELTEIL organise le quatrième concours littéraire il sera clos le 15 avril 2011. Les envois seront à adresser à : MAIRIE de PIEUSSE 12 avenue Jean BROUSSSE ou de préférence à Article 2 : Les participants ne sont soumis à aucune règle dans le choix de la forme. Article 3 : Classement des catégories. Blog de Georges Flipo, auteur. SMart ASBL. Petites Paroles de Coumarine. Éditeurs : L'actu-livres de Marc Varence.

Entré en littérature, ou plutôt dans ce monde si particulier qu'est celui de l'édition en 1996, lors de la parution de mon premier ouvrage (Un pavé pour oreiller, éditions EPO), j'ai aussitôt contracté le virus.

éditeurs : L'actu-livres de Marc Varence

Le Graal avant la Table Ronde. Entretien - M-C.

Le Graal avant la Table Ronde

Desmette. Italia Gaeta, dites-nous quel a été votre parcours de conteuse. Il y a vingt ans que je cours après le conte, que le conte me court après. Le conte m'a choisie ou plutôt, c'est une reconnaissance mutuelle. Pour la fin de mes études de régendat, j'ai présenté un mémoire "Le schéma quinaire du conte", théorie et applications pédagogiques. Parlons du prix du Festival de Chiny dont vous êtes la lauréate 2002. Quel était votre programme ? Comment avez-vous vécu le concours ? Qu'avez-vous ressenti lors de la proclamation du prix ?

Avez-vous eu des retombées de ce prix ? Parlons de votre spectacle "C'era una volta": Dans l'atelier, nous travaillons beaucoup sur la mémoire sensitive, sur l'éveil.