Writing for Writers: Poetry, James Joyce, and the Arc of Absurdity

One night last week I was having drinks with a close friend I hadn’t seen in a while. We proceeded to catch up on how things were going with work, with our romantic relationships, our families, mutual friends, the whole standard ticket. At some point in the evening, things turned to talk about writing—as they … More Writing for Writers: Poetry, James Joyce, and the Arc of Absurdity

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BEDTIME STORIES: with Ernest Miller Hemingway

Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899, in Oak Park, Illinois.  On July 2, 1961, he shot himself in the head with one barrel of a double-barrel shotgun at his home in Ketchum, Idaho.  Hemingway’s wife, Mary, told authorities that his death was accidental, and occurred as the author was cleaning the weapon. Although Hemingway … More BEDTIME STORIES: with Ernest Miller Hemingway

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