At the Feet of Annie Dillard, Memoirist, Essayist, Observer of the Real

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Ask me to name the writers I'd most like to sit down to dinner with and I'd say Leo Tolstoy, Jane Austen, Marilynne Robinson … [Read more...]

The Writing Room: Is Less More? Or Is More More?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Which of the following paragraphs works better for you? Why? "It was a letter from the lover who had left me heartbroken … [Read more...]