Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you...– Rumi (via winslowfamilylabyrinth)
Exoneree Detectives Fight for Those Still Behind Bars
“Camp Tintype” is the best known and longest running learning center for wet-plate collodion photography in the world. It is the creation of its founder, John Coffer. Its humble beginnings started in 1978, when John hitched a bay workhorse named “Brownie” up to a 19th century style darkroom wagon dubbed the “Photographic Van” and criss-crossed the continent for...
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“A fat eel took the letter with its weeping words, and excreted it. Paper decays, the letter decomposed itself.”
Candlemas, February 2nd, is the beginning of Spring. When I was little, we carved wood blocks to make block printed cards to send out to friends and family on Candlemas. This is a piece my dad wrote about the day: CANDLEMAS: Also known as Imbolc, Oimelc, and St Brigit’s Day, Candlemas is the first of the “cross-quarters,” and consequently the first major solar celebration...
theparisreview: INTERVIEWER A number of writers use something as a stimulant. Is there anything that stimulates your writing? For example, a special room in your house? YVES BONNEFOY I would simply say the light. The light of the day, of the sky. Light is a perceptible unity. When there is more light around you, you are more alert to the world’s situations, to its different aspects, to the...
Rest in Peace, Evan S. Connell “Evan Connell said once that he knew he was finished with a short story when he found himself going through it and taking out commas and then going through the story again and putting commas back in the same places. I like that way of working on something. I respect that kind of care for what is being done. That’s all we have, finally, the words, and...