John Donne — A Love Affair With a Poet Long Dead

By Barbara Falconer Newhall For some reason, I don't read much poetry these days. I think I haven't the patience to work through the words and … [Read more...]

Women’s National Book Association — A Fun Place to Meet Writers

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The San Francisco chapter of the Women's National Book Association has published a very nice interview with me in their … [Read more...]

Going Mobile Friendly — A Jazzy New Look Is Under Construction

By Barbara Falconer Newhall For the time being this will be a website under construction. We're rebuilding it to be mobile friendly. And none too … [Read more...]

I Landed a Bit Part in a Real Movie — Thank You, Armistead Maupin

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Yes, it's true. I'll be making a brief appearance in a movie coming out soon. It's a documentary about my old San Francisco … [Read more...]

Purple Bearded Irises — Close Up and (Very) Personal

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I think of irises as a common, garden-variety flower. You see them growing everywhere. Our own back yard has had dozens of … [Read more...]