Winter Newsletter

Winter Newsletter

“History says don’t hope On this side of the grave. But then, once in a lifetime The longed for tidal wave Of justice can rise up And hope and history rhyme.” — Seamus Heaney And so, we find ourselves in the final month of this annus horribilis—and since we’ve...
The long slow lazy days of summer

The long slow lazy days of summer

Fall Newsletter Her pleasure in the walk must arise from the exercise and the day, from the view of the last smiles of the year upon the tawny leaves and withered hedges, and from repeating to herself some few of the thousand poetical descriptions extant of...
A Happy Hour both Old & New

A Happy Hour both Old & New

Ben Tanzer is all bookish things to all book people and Lori Hettler likes to use numerous alternative channels to spread the word about small press and self-publishing communities. I couldn’t be more thrilled to have been invited to join them for this live...
A Twofer!

A Twofer!

  As deliciously surprising as it was be named a 2020 Next Generation Indie Books Awards Finalist for Memoirs it was astounding to find out that the wondrous Ben Tanzer had also entered me in the NGIBA Regional category. Huge congratulations to the winners and my...
An overshadowed musical life

An overshadowed musical life

The close sibling relationship between Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn intrigues me—because of the close relationship I had with my own brother, Peter. For WBJC, I put together an 8-minute reflection on her overshadowed musical life. You can listen here. ...

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