I've often written here about the necessity of taking the long view in the writing life because ultimately, in writing, as in any art, the internal reward must come from the doing of the art itself because the external rewards can be, shall we say, uneven.
GCHQ reportedly helped protect a yet-to-be published book from being pirated.
Marianne C. Gourary amassed hundreds of cat artworks spanning four centuries. And we love her for it.
For the opening of her exhibit, Patti Smith: Camera Solo at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, CT last week, Patti Smith gave a concert celebrating essential connections between art, music, and literature.
Like her list of inspiration, Blackall's art has a patchwork quality, living somewhere between Edwardian fashion plates, Japanese woodcuts and a more colorful Chas Addams.