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Yuba Writers Workshops Updates

So proud of these latest “grads” of the Life Into Literature class–five fierce writers who brought an incredible range of experience to the table, read deeply, wrote fearlessly, and did great work in our class. Thank you, Elizabeth, Doug, Amy, Anna, and Darlene for a rich six weeks together. I’m thrilled that you’re leaving the

From Riveting “Poets Among Us,” Yuba Lit Moves Onwards to Krys Lee and Sands Hall
From Riveting “Poets Among Us,” Yuba Lit Moves Onwards to Krys Lee and Sands Hall

Such an absorbing Yuba Lit Thursday, January 25th with poets laureate Molly Fisk and Indigo Moor! A good-sized crowd braved the snow and sleet, which speaks to the draw of our extraordinary featured poets. But I was also so moved by our “poets among us”–eight community poets who stood from the audience to read their

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Rod Dibble in His Own Words: “That’s the reward. That’s, God. I love singers.”
Rod Dibble in His Own Words: “That’s the reward. That’s, God. I love singers.”

Rod Dibble in His Own Words: “That’s the reward. That’s, God. I love singers.” This morning I received the news that Rod Dibble, pianist at Oakland’s The Alley since 1960, died December 18th, 2017. Rod taught me to sing. Rod taught thousands of people to sing. All the members of the Alley family–he taught us

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Yuba Writers’ Workshops
Yuba Writers’ Workshops

I am thrilled to have found an ideal space for teaching small, high-quality writing classes in downtown Grass Valley! Here’s a photo of our fall pilot class in the space. Beginning January 2018 I will be launching Yuba Writers’ Workshops and Editorial Services, teaching regular classes for writers of all levels at the Alpha Building,

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Language is man's metaphysical organ." --Bruno Schulz

Authenticity comes from a single faithfulness: that to the ambiguity of experience. Its energy is to be found in how one event leads to another. Its mystery is not in the words but on the page." --John Berger

Words are all we have, and they better be the right ones."  --Evan S. Connell

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