"Having been there, I would say marriage is big business."
We will be taking the opportunity to revisit some incredible books by Irish authors, from enduring classics to powerful memoirs to contemporary novels that are taking the literary world by storm. So take your pick and spend this March 17th celebrating Ireland through the written word.
Billed as "Back to Where it All Began," David Amram's program for last week's engagement at The Theater for the New City, was a continuation of his 85th birthday celebration.
Hillary has been the object of admiration, hope, praise, derision, anger, petty criticism and jealousy. She is the embodiment of the women's empowerment movement in our still not-overly-progressive society. She serves as a prism through which many express their hopes for a fully egalitarian society.
Watch Me Go concerns Douglas "Deesh" Sharp, who has managed to stay on the right side of the law by hauling junk for cash. But after he and two friends dispose of a sealed oil drum, Deesh finds himself betrayed, and running from the police.
Is it just a bad book, worthy of your disdain, or does it maybe trigger in you something you're just not ready to face? And yes, please support women memoirists. We need each other!It's not uncommon to hear agents at conferences shutting down bright-eyed aspiring authors with a simple, "I don't represent memoir."
Like any good business idea, or any opportunity at that, New York City is what you make of it and the people that stay there the longest are the ones who--like entrepreneurs--find their niche and prosper in it.
On Dec. 1, 2013, Huff/Post50 and AARP will be launching a new Memoir Contest aimed at discovering the hidden writing talent
I write now because of Frank McCourt, who instead of sitting us in the traditional classroom had already rearranged the seats in a circle. This meant someone painfully shy like me had no cover.