Posts tagged ‘American writers’

The American Writers Museum: Isn’t It About Time?

Out of approximately 17,500 museums in the United States, not a single one (yet) is devoted to a comprehensive overview of American writers, their work, and their influence on our history, our identity, our culture, and our daily lives. Malcolm O’Hagan, an Irish immigrant with a passion for American literature, intends to change that–and he needs our help.

Continue Reading May 15, 2011 at 1:04 pm 6 comments

Paris Through the Eyes of Travelers

My career developed out of a dual obsession. Reading made me want to travel, and traveling gave me more to read about. (And, in the way that it often does, all that reading eventually led to my own writing.)…It’s a cliche but it’s true: through the years I’ve learned as much from my students as they have from me. And we’ve all learned wonderful things together from the writers we’ve read…We’ve learned about love. About life. About the power and beauty of words.

Continue Reading March 29, 2009 at 3:19 am 2 comments


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