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Delivering Some Good News about Escape from Beckyville!

When I was 11, I had a paper route, delivering The Times Herald in the Pennsylvania community of Whitpain Hills where I lived. It was my first job. I was excited about folding the stack of newspapers and placing the … Continue reading


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Lola and Nikki’s Excellent Adventures!

While I was in New Orleans a few weeks ago doing a book signing at Community Book Center, I prefaced my talk (as I do many of my readings) by chronicling the journey that brought me from L.A. to New … Continue reading

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My Mother, My Road Dog

“My Mama moved among the days like a dreamwalker in a field; seemed like what she touched was hers; seemed like what touched her couldn’t hold.” — Lucille Clifton Most women I know have a complex and tenuous relationship with … Continue reading

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