Check out this interview with author and Washington Post book critic Bethanne Patrick. We chatted about lots of things having to do with books and writing. This video pilot is meant to be part of a series called “Booked.” So please dip in for tidbits about writing The Calligrapher’s Daughter […]

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Five Pages by a Fruit Bowl

Learning where to begin a story I’ll never forget Colm Tóibín’s presentation almost ten years ago at the bookstore Politics & Prose, preceding his reading of the novel, BROOKLYN. He said he he’d forbidden his writing students to use flashback. This remonstration was partly what influenced him to write BROOKLYN […]

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