writers

Doldrums & Distractions

Hello there. It’s been a while. I’ve been on the road quite a bit. Pullman, Port Townsend, Tucson, San Francisco, …

MAKE SPACE

Confession: I am a list person. A writer of goals. A keeper of resolutions. I have monthly and yearly plans …

The Next Tree Line

One of the owners of the architecture firm where I work recently explained how he approaches design in a way …

Chasing Epiphany

Each year, I cobble together an educational program that serves as my DIYMFA. Usually, this means a residency, classes at …

Houses and Bridges

It’s been more than a year since I’ve been able to take a writing class. That’s why I felt a sort of …

Binders Full of Women

The latest installment of BinderCon happened this past weekend in New York. This was my third time at the conference …

Empathy Exercises, Part 1

This spring, I started as a fiction reader for a small journal with the hopes of understanding the inner workings of …

Pilgrimage

“Walk until you reach the color red.” Last week, nine women writers were offered this quest during the A Room …

This One Time At Writers Camp

Great art is clear thinking about mixed feelings. —WH Auden During a recent Pacific Northwest heat wave, two hundred writers …

AWP14

Those who didn’t venture near the Washington State Convention Center in the last four days are likely unaware that over …