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Barbara Alfaro
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Attended Goddard College
Lives in Maryland
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Wild Things Revisited
The following was originally published two years ago under the title "Wild Things." Here it is, perhaps because I wanted to post the beautiful photograph by Alex Saberi again.     One morning last week I woke from a harsh nightmare. Unlike Ebenezer Scrooge,...
The following was originally published two years ago under the title "Wild Things." Here it is, perhaps because I wanted to post the beautiful photograph by Alex Saberi again.     One morning last week I woke from a hars...
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The Kindle edition of Irresistible Impulse and Other Short Stories will be free tomorrow April 1st through April 4th.   A well-read robot, an overweight ghost, and a redheaded avatar as well as ordinary mortals longing fo...
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Cruising the Panama Canal with Sunny & Al Lockwood
To purchase click here     Cruising Panama's Canal  by my friends Sunny and Al Lockwood is an entertaining and informative travel book. In July, 2012, the Lockwoods were involved in a car wreck when a driver who was texting crashed into their car. As Sunny ...
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Warm and humorous memories of Goddard College in Vermont. An excerpt from my award-winning memoir Mirror Talk.
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A delightful travel book written by a delightful couple!
February is a month for Valentines -- and sometimes a book is a valentine, too. Our interview today is with a married couple who have written an entertaining book about cruising through the Panama Canal: Cruising Panama's Can...
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 A wonderfully funny post!
Lurking Danger  I have mostly had a good relationship with animals throughout my life.  True, I have been chased by a turkey, bitten by a horse and sneezed on by a llama, but by and large the animal kingdom and I have had pe...
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A fun travel book by my friends Sunny and Al Lockwood. Read the excellent reviews on Amazon.
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Mirror Talk Excerpt on Lost in Fiction
Thank you to Louisa Klein for posting an excerpt from Mirror Talk  on her LOST IN FICTION website. To read the excerpt click here .
Thank you to Louisa Klein for posting an excerpt from Mirror Talk on her LOST IN FICTION website. To read the excerpt click here.
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The Goddard Experience
Excerpt from Mirror Talk Copyright © 2010 by Barbara Alfaro   Every
literature student wanted Mark Doty as her adviser. Mark Doty, so poetic you felt he had read the finest
translation of Rilke when only a toddler. Mark Cox, another adviser, was a
former st...
Excerpt from Mirror Talk Copyright © 2010 by Barbara Alfaro   Every literature student wanted Mark Doty as her adviser. Mark Doty, so poetic you felt he had read the finest translation of Rilke when only a toddler. Mark Cox,...
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My husband Victor's children's book is a delightful story with fun illustrations. Perfect for 5 to 7 year olds.
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Maryland
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New York, New York - Atlanta, Georgia, New Orleans, Louisiana
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Poet, essayist, playwright.
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Award-winning author of Mirror Talk, a memoir about a Catholic girlhood and working in theatre, and a book of poems called First Kiss. Favorite authors are Dickens and the Bronte sisters. Favorite filmmakers are Woody Allen and the Coen brothers.
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  • Goddard College
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