Category Archives: Art

My “Cards for Humanity” Available Online Now!

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            I’ve just opened a web store on Etsy for greetings cards featuring my original photography! Packs start at just $15. Click here to see all the listings. Nature, beach, flower, and Bosnia collections available … Continue reading

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My latest interviews: Stacy Mattingly, Mitchell L. H. Douglas, and Ricky Ray

Recently I joined the masthead of American Microreviews and Interviews, overseeing its interviews. So much gratitude, so much respect for my predecessor, Melissa Studdard, who entrusted me with the job as she took on more responsibilities with VIDA: Women in Literary Arts. … Continue reading

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Beauty and Solidarity

One of post-war Bosnia’s enduring struggles is to keep its extraordinary artistic and cultural heritage alive. Some twenty years ago, the architects of genocide did all they could to destroy it. I’ve written before about some of the incredible Bosnian … Continue reading

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Jerusalem

Two photographs from my trip to Israel/Palestine … more to come …

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Linda Pastan, “Ethics”

Today, needing five minutes of solace, I closed my computer screen, walked to my bookshelves, and grabbed An Introduction to Poetry by X.J. Kennedy (7th edition). My father had assigned it for a poetry class I took from him about … Continue reading

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Merima and Ariadne at Exeter (Update!)

Merima and Ariadne have come and gone — what gorgeous artists, what wonderful people! Their concert Tuesday night absolutely blew the roof off the place. Jaw-dropping virtuosity (concert accordion and soprano voice), extraordinary emotional depth and range. Two very short, breathtaking audio clips … Continue reading

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Merima and Ariadne at Exeter

If the rapture is going to happen soon, I hope it can wait a couple of weeks — or else leave me behind — for this upcoming concert at Phillips Exeter: Ariadne Greif (soprano) and Merima Ključo (concert accordion), Tuesday, … Continue reading

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