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May 25, 2018

After interviewing Priscilla, I really looked forward to seeing where her head spun as she looked at the wires between her television and the wall. Throughout our lives we are often in-between things - middle kids between siblings, children between parents, stuck between friends, or like...

May 21, 2018

A resident of Singapore, Priscilla Tey is a debut illustrator/author. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), she loves woolgathering, writing stories, and being the architect of wonderful worlds that characters wander in. 

Priscilla keeps her sheep obsession at h...

May 14, 2018

As many of you may know, our beloved friend, critique partner, cheerleader, and mentor Vivian Kirkfield lost her husband on May 5th.

Stuart Kirkfield was an educator and financial guide to many, as well as a lifetime bamboo fly-fishing aficionado and author of “The Fine Bamboo Fly Rod...

May 11, 2018

I feel very fortunate to have a greenbelt on two sides of my home. I get the privilege to observe and marvel at the diversity of wildlife that frequents my suburban neighborhood. From the occasional cougar (that's right, walked right behind my house one morning, last week), bobcats, and b...

May 7, 2018

I have the privilege to introduce you to Canadian author James Gladstone.  James lives in Toronto, Ontario.  He is an editor and author of books for children, whose frequent visits to Allan Gardens in Toronto inspired Turtle Pond.

ME: Welcome James. Tell us a little about yourself. (W...

May 4, 2018

The greatest books explore events and emotions that are universal. The experience of a snow day, frustration of uniformity, or friendship. A relationship with a grandparent, loss, and loneliness. Things that, though the actual names and experiences are different, resonate throughout all o...

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