Pick Up Your Pen & Change The World

Day 16 – A – Z Challenge “Change writers hope that readers will join them in what Charles Johnson calls “an invitation to struggle.”  Whereas writers of propaganda encourage readers to accept certain answers, writers who want to transform their readers encourage the asking of questions.  Propaganda invites passive agreement; change writing invites original thought, … More Pick Up Your Pen & Change The World

Nostalgia for the Criminal Past: Poet Kathleen Winter Looks Back

Nostalgia for the Criminal Past is poet Kathleen Winter’s first book.  I contacted her and asked if she’d be willing to discuss the ways in which she shaped and developed the themes and ideas of her book into an award-winning volume, especially in terms of  memory, connection, separation, and time. Kat lives in Northern California … More Nostalgia for the Criminal Past: Poet Kathleen Winter Looks Back