This week I lost my dearest brother, David Abramson, one of the kindest, gentlest people I will ever know. Sixty-four years was not nearly enough to be connected, so I'm sure we'll meet again in the next rooms of existence. Among the several arts he pursued...
Every once in awhile, an author should Google herself. I did my routine check last night and was amazed to discover that Prairie Schooner, one of my longtime favorite literary journals, had reprinted one of my poems. "Listening to the Paint" appeared in the...
I'm really happy that one of my most recently published poems was "Wings Clipped" and appeared in Issue 4 of a journal called Panoply . Several reasons: 1) I've had a panoply of acceptances this season -- far more than my usual batting average! 2) "Wings Cl...
A new scientific study came out following people who had recently been on resort vacations and those who were meditators who had been on meditation retreats. The interesting thing is that the beneficial effects on their bodies, though similar, were differen...
It was great fun to correspond with Matisse's great grandson in order to
obtain rights to use this image on the cover of my poetry collection Femme au chapeau . Happy to say it will be available as an eBook in
September! Pre-order price for you is $2.99, ...
What if you can't get your two favorite heroes from history to play nice? That's the problem my main character, art historian May Gold has in my WIP novel The Renaissance Club . She has a plan to get her idol, Gianlorenzo Bernini, the rock star artist of th...
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Rachel Abramson Dacus is the
author of the poetry collections Gods of Water and Air, Earth Lessons, Femme au Chapeau, and the spoken word CD
A God You Can Dance. Read her work at: http://racheldacus.net. A widely
published poet, dramatist, and writer, she's working on a novel with a love story involving the great Baroque sculptor Gianlorenzo Bernini.
- University of California, Berkeley
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VIDA's Count -- Women and Ambition: A Discussion in Here, not out There.
When I look at VIDA's count -- the now famous breakdown of publication data of males versus females in various magazines -- I'm always immed
Rocket Kids: My new novel -- exploring publishing options
As you might know, for the last couple of years I've been working on a novel, a contemporary story about a group of college teachers and