Monthly Archives: March 2010

The USC MPW Writing for Stage and Screen Festival

Three of our MPW students, Kevin Avery, Marlene Leach, and Tom Rastrelli, are having staged readings of their short dramatic writing this Friday and Saturday night at USC.  They’ve been working with directors, dramaturgs and actors as they prepare their … Continue reading

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Ai, 1947-2010

I think most of us (meaning people of my age, who began to read poetry pre-Internet) tend to remember who were the first few poets of our own time we encountered when we first began to recognize that poetry was still … Continue reading

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Complete freedom

We were listening to Beyond the Fringe in the car today as we drove to Miri’s soccer game.  In “Sitting on the Bench,” Peter Cook ruminates, “It’s quite interesting work, mining.  You’re given absolute free hand to do whatever you … Continue reading

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