Moms. I don’t know about sons and mothers but I can tell you a bit about daughters and mothers. I can tell you it’s rarely an uncomplicated relationship. We love our moms in most cases but we don’t understand her. We may think we do but she lived a whole other life before us, a … More Favorite Creative Nonfiction: 2nd Quarter 2021
As you may know, Twitter has a thriving writing community. It’s where I found many of the writers that I love to read. Today’s Creative Nonfiction selections have three writers I came to know through Twitter and two that are new to me, although I found their stories via Twitter links. For many years memoir … More Creative Nonfiction That Will Drop Your Mouth Open
Every single essay on this list is a story that had to be told. Every single one had me nodding my head and thinking, “Yes. I needed to read this right now.” I love fiction and I love poetry but there’s just something about personal essay and memoir that I love more. I think it’s … More Favorite Nonfiction, 3rd Quarter
#TPQ5: CHARLOTTE HAMRICK — Read on The Poetry Question. Looking for a good read to get you through the dragging ass of summer? Check out my recommendations in The Poetry Question today.
Here we are in July, sliding quickly into the deep summer of trickling sweat, singing cicadas, and days at the beach with a nice, long TBR list. What? You don’t read on the beach?! Well, I invite you to stick a toe into these short but compelling essays while you’re sipping your beers and keeping … More Favorite CNF, Second Quarter
Well, I’m a little more behind with my First Quarter story picks than I’d like. Napowrimo took up quite a bit of my writing time and attention so I suppose that’s as good a reason as any. I hope y’all enjoy these stories as much as I did. It’s a short list but, oh so … More Favorite CNF, First Quarter