The truth can be told at last: I am the world’s worst dilettante. In my life I have learned to rock-climb, ski, speak French (all badly). I was deputy press secretary for New York State in Dukakis’ bid for the presidency in 1988, a job I got through volunteering in hopes of meeting a nice single...
Fifteen years ago, the July 1999 issue of Arkansas Review celebrating the opening of the Hemingway-Pfieffer museum in Piggot, Arkansas, and now, the August 2014 issue celebrates the museum's 15-year anniversary. Guest edited by Adam Long, current museum directly, the issue contains "essays, images...
From The Virtual Education Project: One of the most effective ways of learning is to immerse ourselves in the cultures we study; yet, we often encounter problems when these cultures are separated from us by constraints such as geography or time. When studying various people, places, events, and...
I love writing. It is above and beyond my passion. If you love writing too then it's important you know what steps to take to make sure you always find ways to write. Here are some helpful tips
Janet Allison Brown A few years ago, when my husband was travelling and the kids were becoming self-sufficient, I finally finished a novel I was proud of: The Walker’s Daughter, about spirit walking and body-snatching and a rock band and falling in love. Full of hope and optimism, I began the...
Technology has truly advanced to great lengths over the years, and the way people communicate has changed forever. Writing A Blog is a huge trend today, and if you want to learn how to blog and what it can offer you, this is the right article for you. It is important that you don’t over-do...
Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay by Elena Ferrante (trans. Ann Goldstein). Europa Editions. $18.00, 400pp. Few novelists have captured the rhythms and flow of life with the veracity of Elena Ferrante in her Neapolitan Novels. Following the friendship between Elena Greco and Lila Cerullo from...
It’s an odd sensation to arrive in a place that you’ve never been before, but that you’ve already experienced through someone else’s eyes. Especially when that other person is a poet. I first learned about the Pantanal—vast wetlands in central Brazil that seep over the...
Time is money, the famous saying taught us. This is one of the truths that all freelance writers should understand in order to make money and live a balanced life. Unfortunately, many of freelancers experience lack of time.
Photo Credit: Rachel Eliza Griffiths Reliquaria, University of Nebraska Press, 2014. R.A. Villanueva is the author of Reliquaria, winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize. He is also the winner of the inaugural Ninth Letter Literary Award for poetry and a founding editor of Tongue: A Journal of...