21st Century Brontë #22: Let’s Talk Fanfiction! — The Drunken Odyssey

21st Century Brontë #22 by Brontë Bettencourt Let’s Talk Fanfiction For many years I revered Anne Rice. I read The Vampire Chronicles in the moments of my life when I understood what it was like to be the “other”, harboring crippling fear of mortality. When I learned that Rice forbade fanfiction of her work, I […]

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The Art is in the Distance: On Arnold Lobel and Making Work in the Closet — BREVITY’s Nonfiction Blog

A guest post from Jennifer Berney: This week, nearly thirty years after his death, Arnold Lobel (author of the Frog and Toad books) was outed to the world in a New Yorker piece by Colin Stokes titled “Frog and Toad”: An Amphibious Celebration of Same Sex Love. I read the piece with interest because as […]

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No Lobsters, No Lighthouses — BREVITY’s Nonfiction Blog

Brevity Assistant Editors Alexis Paige and Penny Guisinger talk about short prose, porcupine relocation, Downeast Maine, and Guisinger’s first book Postcards from Here, a collection of micro-essays that was published by Vine Leaves Press in February. Alexis: What were the origins of this book? Did you have the concept in mind before you wrote it, or […]

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Amita Thai Cooking Class: A Delicious Alternative to the Usual Bangkok Attractions — The Insatiable Traveler

Rife with exotic palaces and temples worthy of exploration, Bangkok is a traveler’s dream, but if you’re looking for something a little different, a few hours in a garden kitchen is a perfect way to spend the day. My quandary A couple of years ago, I was in a bit of a quandary over a […]

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