The children are not dead They are shadows in every tank They are echoes in every soldier The children are not dead They are in every house in the eyes of every father every mother in the soul of a people They are in every location in the heart— the children at the beach in the housee on the...
"What's your favorite first book by an author ever?" That's the question that launches the seventh year of the NBCC Reads series, which draws upon the bookish passions of our members and honorees. Here's the fifth in this new series. It's not too late to send your critical essay on...
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Today is the feast day of St. Ignatius, July 31st. Best known as the founder of the Jesuits, Ignatius of Loyola was a soldier who came to his faith while recovering from wounds he received in battle. Bored, Ignatius resorted to reading the stories of saints because he ran out of the fiction he...
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Ploughshares, based at Emerson College, is excited to announce the winners of the 2014 Emerging Writer’s Contest. The contest recognizes work by an emerging writer in each of three genres: poetry, nonfiction, and fiction. One writer in each genre receives $1,000 and publication in the Winter 2014...
Lately, I’ve been feeling like my life is living me. I have dreamed of being able to make a living as a writer since I was a teenager, but after several years of being a stay-at-home parent/part-time writer, I have recently taken on a new day job. Since I started spending a large chunk of my...
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Are you looking at me? Today is the feast day of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus. What better day to announce a new project, all about Jesuits? The heart of Project SJ is a growing collection of interviews with Jesuit priests and brothers about vocation, identity  and the...
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