At Tonight’s Meeting We Discuss ‘The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas’ and ‘The Lottery’ – Two Stories With Similarities But Different Realizations

Looking at two stories comparatively in the writers group this week and last week, as one of our writers was turned on to Shirley Jackson’s ‘The Lottery’ for the first time. We were discussing how a story can be told … Continue reading At Tonight’s Meeting We Discuss ‘The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas’ and ‘The Lottery’ – Two Stories With Similarities But Different Realizations

R.I.P. to Lawrence Ferlinghetti – Poet and Publisher Who Took a Chance On the Beat Generation

R.I.P. to Lawrence Ferlinghetti – poet and publisher who took a chance and stood up to censorship lawsuits to publish some of the beat generation’s best and most daring in the 1960s. Publishing Allen Ginsberg’s poetry chapbook ‘Howl’ which was … Continue reading R.I.P. to Lawrence Ferlinghetti – Poet and Publisher Who Took a Chance On the Beat Generation