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Book review: Richard Ford’s Between Them

July 22, 20177 CommentsPosted in careers/jobs for people who are blind, guest blog, memoir writing, writing

Al Hippensteel is the editor of The Dearborn Express, our free neighborhood newspaper, and he’s in the memoir-writing class I lead in Printers Row, too. Before class one day Al asked if anyone might be interested in writing book reviews for the paper, and his fellow memoir-writer Lorraine Schmall jumped at the chance. Her latest […]

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I’m in a Lubec state of mind

July 16, 20177 CommentsPosted in blindness, guide dogs, memoir writing, Mike Knezovich, Seeing Eye dogs, travel, Whitney, writing

I’m just back from the Iota Short Prose Conference on Campobello Island, where I was a student rather than a teacher. Mike flew with me and Whitney from O’Hare, rented a car at the Bangor Airport and drove us to our destination: the easternmost point in the United States. We settled right in to our quiet […]

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