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...
Fiction – Why Do We Love the Magic So Much? (Plus Three Great Books) I just finished Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by
Robin Sloan. Now there’s a mouth-watering title for a devout reader, a magical
sounding name like Penumbra and a referen...
The writing life is a little like surfing: being tumbled under the tide but also catching some wonderful waves. I've just caught one of those good waves! I'm happy to say my poem "Cone of Silence" is up this month at Blue Heron Review. This online journal h...
If you have an addiction to writing like I do (and a writer by definition is an addict), perhaps like me you can't contain it within just one literary genre. I began with poetry, getting swept up first in the poems of the haiku poets Basho, Buson, and Issa....
This weekend we drove to Sebastopol, over the top of the San Francisco Bay, through marshlands filled with waterbirds. I'm lucky to live near a creek where egrets hunt and nest. I take walks alongside this miniature waterway and appreciating the ducks keep ...
- University of California, Berkeley
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.
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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