Behind Her Eyes: Donna Tartt

My first introduction to Donna Tartt was reading The Secret History. It was one of the most intense and beautifully written books I had read in years. I distinctly remember the photograph of her in the back of the book; a mysterious, stylish woman who I believed had a lot going on behind those green […]

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Fragments: Richard Brautigan

I like to collect fragments, I sometimes keep them in my pocket and others I want to share. Here is one of my favourite Richard Brautigan lines, so simple, so evocative; so very Brautigan. In a Cafe “I watched a man in a cafe fold a slice of bread as if he were folding a […]

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A Desk Of One’s Own

I will admit, I am quite the procrastinator. I drink lots of tea first and then there is the “tidying” of the desk. It’s my preparation time, my warm-up. The space of a writer has always been something that has interested me since childhood. My parents bought me a desk and I was forever shifting […]

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An Interview With Ingrid Calderon

Ingrid is a poet. A damn fine poet at that. She’s featured in the latest Patchouli Press chapbook, Sunny Side Down: A Tribute to Charles Bukowski, she is a resident of Los Angeles and she has been published both online and in print. But why does she write? Who or what gets her creative juices […]

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