Author: Liza Ketchum

Creative Idleness

I may have mentioned in this space that my husband rolls his eyes when I insist that I’m working as I walk, swim laps, or take a long shower. Brenda Ueland labeled these activities “Creative Idleness…the dreamy...

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In praise of revision, as always

In a fit of optimism (insanity?) I promised our esteemed blog administrator that I would post at least once during the residency. Ha! I did, however, think of things to say as I walked the track or crouched in the single seat on...

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Another view of picture books

A quick post:Check out this recent PW article about picture books: It’s a more positive view of the market, written in rebuttal to an earlier, dreary NYTimes story on the same subject.Now, if I could...

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Poets in Solidarity

It has been almost a year since we heard–mid-residency–about the massive earthquake that leveled Port-au-Prince, killing more than a quarter of a million Haitians. Six weeks after the quake, eighteen poets,...

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