by Ann Kjellberg, editor Language-generating computer models are beset by some endemic hazards, not least of which is an identity complex about who is…
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by Ann Kjellberg, editor   A lot seems to be shifting under our feet in the way writing comes to us in 2023.
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And so we have another tale of an artist, a man, who was furtive and indecisive, avoidant and self-serving. It’s tempting to think that these traits…
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I find it disturbing to go back to T.S. Eliot after all these years. I can recall the hairs on my neck rising on first reading “The Love Song of J…
I was drawn to theater. Was it that characters in prose came alive, and you could actually, in many instances, become them, get lost in them, in story…
I remember the musty scent and presence of my father’s writing accoutrements in the cramped apartment at the top of MacDougal Street: yellow foolscap…
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For reasons of both symbol and substance, foundings matter. Because the past is complex and its interpreters fallible, we need to keep returning to the…
The Italian Christmas fairy la Befana joins a jolly and mysterious band of powerful crones in fairy tales who can do good or ill depending on their…
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