Category Archives: books and reading

For Labor Day: Seamus Heaney and Other Thoughts on Work and Writing

I wrote this exactly a year ago, never thinking that it would become one of many international elegies  for a great poet and wit and humanitarian. Séamus Heaney’s poem, “Digging” has always been my favorite piece of literature about work. Have … Continue reading

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Balancing writing with a career in publishing

Today I’m delighted to chat with Stephanie Grossman, who hails from the Hudson Valley area of New York and commutes to her publishing job in NYC. Stephanie has a bachelor’s degree in English literature and a minor in business (just … Continue reading

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For Labor Day: Seamus Heaney and Other Thoughts on Work and Writing

I wrote this exactly a year ago, never thinking that it would become one of many international elegies  for a great poet and wit and humanitarian. Séamus Heaney’s poem, “Digging” has always been my favorite piece of literature about work. Have … Continue reading

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A Reading Life: Thank You

Last week, I contributed to this wonderful blog, The Books They Gave Me, in which readers get to “reflect on the books given to us by loved ones.” For my contribution, I decided to write about my first ever gift … Continue reading

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