Posts Tagged: silence

The Art of Silencing

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by Rebecca Mabanglo-Mayor “I would have written a shorter letter, but I did not have the time.” – Blaise Pascal, 1656 For poetry month in 2015, I decided to do a series of redaction poems. My writing practice felt dry and uninspired, and my time was limited by a full-time college teaching position, academic leadership responsibilities, […]

Forward with Strength: Launching your Book into the World

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by Susan Sloan In July I wrote about taking a crash course in marketing my new book and a piece about why it was important to document Fred Fragner’s story. Today, I’m writing about why book launches and writer’s events in general are essential to celebrating community. The book launch of Yishar Koach: Forward With […]