LiStack Rec: Cutting Teeth & Wonderbook

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Cutting Teeth, by Julia Fierro When my daughter was little, there was a universally acknowledged sentiment among the parents I knew. We referred to¬† summer as the busy season, when the steady routine of the school year fell away and the schedule went overtime. Still, when your kids are small, there’s a lovely innocence to [….]

LitStack Rec: Spring and All & Wonderbook

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¬†Spring and All, William Carlos Willams In the frenzy that was my final term of grad school, I signed up for a seminar on Spring and All, by the classic American poet, William Carlos Williams. It would have been fine had I been studying poetry, but I was on the fiction track, and so began [….]

LitStack Recs: Wonderbook & Elsewhere, A Memoir

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Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction Jeff VanderMeer Here’s something new for me: recommending a book that I haven’t read yet. Jeff VanderMeer’s “Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction” just hit the shelves on October 15, 2013, and it’s already gotten a lot of buzz. I had seen a few publicity [….]