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Showing posts from September, 2015

Clemson University literary reading

Award-winning faculty read fiction and poetry in Daniel Studio on Wednesday, September 30 from 3 to 4 p.m. Join Professor Emeritus Skip Eisiminger, 2015 Best of American Poetry winner Candace Wiley, and award-winning novelist Alex Kudera for a fun free literary reading you won't want to miss. Please see the Clemson calendar or Facebook invitation for more information.

we're not all Jenny Zhang's parents, but

"[My father] sure as hell was not jumping with joy and support when I said I wanted to be a writer. My mother cried for weeks and threatened to tell Stanford I was a convicted criminal so they would revoke my admission if I didn’t promise that I would not try to be a writer. I didn’t promise and my mother never made good on hers. They were scared for me. . ."

~~from "They Pretend To Be Us While Pretending We Don't Exist" by Jenny Zhang