In writing about writing, Vol1Brooklyn has recently published my essay about Betty Smith’s willingness to examine the lives of low-wage and no-wage families, in an era when stories about poverty were frowned upon.
In reading about reading, about book-selling actually, I’ve been enjoying Honda’s manga series, Skullface Bookseller (2016).
And, in writing about reading, I’m working on a piece about how I travelled to New York City on the page when I was a girl, when crossing the street to go to the library was a big deal.
Yesterday snow sifted down and today the sky is a basement ceiling. Cellar light.
Marge Piercy Braided Lives