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Anne Caston
Worked at University of Alaska Anchorage
Attended Warren Wilson College - MFA
Lives in Kill Devil Hills, NC
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Just discovered this new website and LOVE the Rubber Buggy!
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I knew a man once who was a boat-builder.  He made boats by hand using hand tools only, the way his Greek father and grandfather had built them on the island of Kefalonia.  When I met him first, he was making a boat for his b...
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Thank you, Emily!  You are so sweet to say it.  I hope you are enjoying your summer there.  Are you off or teaching summer classes?

XO Anne
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Grace!  I sent you an email about this 2 days ago!  Did you not get it - or are you jetting about the world somewhere?  XO Annie
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The Book Of Splendor             I live in a world getting noisier and noisier by the decade. Electronics hum on my desk and the few remaining non-digital clocks in my house mark the passing seconds with tiny tick</i>s. A re...
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WHEREABOUTS
Franco's is an Italian restaurant which my
husband and I frequent here on the island because the atmosphere is pleasant
and the food is good.   No;
actually, it's great .   Homemade yeast rolls are served hot
from the oven alongside a dish of fragrant Itali...
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Message, sans Bottle
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of the rewards of living on an island is that, come October, the visitors have almost all gone home again and the island is deserted save for the ones of us
who live here and are more winter-hardy.  The houses
along the beach today are mostly vacant, wi...
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For those of you who also haven't yet read Saunders' commencement speech (referred to below by David Stevenson), here's a link:

http://www.thestar.com/news/insight/2013/08/03/george_saunders_commencement_address_try_to_be_kinder.html
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Thank you, Moriah!  You are so sweet to stop and read when I KNOW you are in the throes of planning your graduate talk!  XO
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You are, of course, the "my friend" of the final sentence.  As always, on my mind, even in sleep and dreaming.  XO
1. I dreamed last night that I had walked across the street to the mailbox to leave a letter there for pick-up later in the day. It was early morning and the light was that bare, piebald kind of light that arrives when the...
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Education
  • Warren Wilson College - MFA
    1995
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  • University of Alaska Anchorage
    Associate Professor of Creative Writing
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