writing

Why Write?

  The goal here is to begin making a list of reasons why a specific text might be written (as opposed to, say, why take up the habit or profession of writing). I will appreciate the suggestions of writers and… Read More ›

Pourquoi écrire ?

{Click here for the English version and here for the French pdf}   L’objectif ici est de commencer à créer une liste de raisons qui pousse un écrivain à écrire, quelle que soit la teneur du texte. J’apprécierai des suggestions soit… Read More ›

On vacation

Dear Readers, My son, his cousin and I are off to Vermont for our annual week of fun in the woods and lakes, and on ballfields of various sorts (to say nothing of group singing and lying in our tent… Read More ›

On just being

FROM SEQUENCE 2013 April 2013   Clarifying, I note that the title uses the word “just” in the sense of “merely,” “only”—“just another manic Monday”—and not in the sense of “justice.” At the same time I note that this essay… Read More ›