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Sense Memory and a Boy Scout Camp

I have always been envious of writers who are able to effectively render the natural world.  I grew up in the city so in some sense, nature is a foreign land to me.  It is, however, a foreign land in … Continue reading

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Memoir, Murder, and Epiphany

Three summers ago, I was Elizabeth Benedict’s student at the New York State Summer Writer’s Institute at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs.  At her evening reading that year, she chose  a then unpublished personal essay about the murder of her … Continue reading

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