This Boy’s Tongue

November 1, 2019

By Peter Markus   This boy is but a boy....

Acqua Alta, by Jane Ciabattari

September 27, 2019

From inside you hear screams, moans, a few words. All...

“Maybe the challenge for the novelist is to stretch his art and his language, to the point where it can finally describe what’s happening around him.”

November 20, 2019

  Happy birthday, Don DeLillo, maestro of maestros! 83, today! Meeting and three times speaking with Don DeLillo at last year's "Coover-fest" (International Fiction Now:...

“Art defies defeat by its very existence, representing the celebration of life, in spite of all attempts to degrade and destroy it.”

November 20, 2019

  Happy birthday, Nadine Gordimer! Here are some quotes from the author.   "As a writer, I'm a composite intelligence."   "Writing is making sense...

“A word after a word after a word is power.”

November 18, 2019

  Happy birthday, Margaret Atwood! 80, today! Here are some quotes from the author.   "I walk around in a state of wonder every day....