On Saturday I decided to give my desk a good clean out. I have two desks in my home office. One is a super simple small Ikea computer desk. The other is an old-fashioned slant desk with drawers and cubbies… Read More ›
Genevieve Towsley (1907-1995) was a journalist and historian of Naperville, IL. This installation honoring her was created in 1999. A statue of a 72-year-old woman writer at work. Have you ever seen such a thing? Isn’t it glorious?
I’ve decided to break up my BookExpo book haul into at least two posts. Today I’m sharing the books I acquired that are already published. Next week I’ll share the books being published in July and beyond. Here… Read More ›
Have you heard of Fitz-Greene Halleck?
He was known as America’s Byron.
You’d think with a weighty title like that most English majors would know about him.
I hadn’t heard of him until I moved to Guilford, CT and started digging around in the library for some local literary history.
Another readathon has come and gone. A huge thank you to all of the organizers, volunteers, and readers who make this event so much fun. I didn’t read as many hours as I assumed I’d get in. I use the… Read More ›