Favorite Fiction for Fall

My goal this year was to read more fiction. (I feel like this is a perpetual goal...) I love reading good fiction because it expands my worldview, makes me think about people and places I don't normally interact with, and can dig into topics and issues in creative ways that is often difficult for an essay … Continue reading Favorite Fiction for Fall

What Are You Reading This Summer?

Even though we still have a month until the summer equinox, we are in summertime mode around here. School is out, the pool is open, Memorial Day barbecues have happened. I have a stack of library books I'm working through (and have put all my holds on suspension until I get through these!) I was … Continue reading What Are You Reading This Summer?

The Art of Essay

Frank and I were sipping rosĂ© with a friend this weekend and talking about genres of writing and reading. I was saying how much I love reading essays and that a goal of mine is to get better at writing longer essays. I think there's something powerful in saying something in limited space but that … Continue reading The Art of Essay