We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth. —Pablo Picasso … Continue reading Becoming a Credible Memoirist—Oxymoron? I Think Not.
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I don’t take pictures of myself often. If I do, it’s a selfie, and I do it while no one … Continue reading The Protagonist Is You
Eleven years ago, I graduated with my MFA in Creative Writing. I was pregnant with my first daughter, and while … Continue reading Writing Life (or Death) Post-MFA