Posts tagged ‘James Baldwin’

My Favorite Quote About Words

Today is Day 3 of Words Matter Week, and the blog prompt for today is: What is your favorite quote about words? Why?

Continue Reading March 9, 2011 at 1:37 pm 10 comments

An Interview with James A. Emanuel

James A. Emanuel is one of America’s finest poets, and not enough Americans know about his work. In this post, Janet Hulstrand interviews Mr. Emanuel, who has lived in Paris since 1986.

Continue Reading October 26, 2009 at 4:13 pm 6 comments

Why Paris? Reason #3

Paris has traditionally been a welcoming place for African-American writers, many of whom wrote about the experience.

Continue Reading May 16, 2009 at 5:05 pm Leave a comment

Why Paris? Reason #2

The French have a term for it: laisser-faire, and it means, basically, that minding your own business is a beautiful thing…

Continue Reading April 11, 2009 at 10:52 am Leave a comment


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