Who Cries for Critics Now?

Mar 31, 2014

Theme Essay by Emily Boghossian

We inherit our passions—perhaps from critics like Douglas Crimp, perhaps from professors like Ross.

Critics, Diversity, Grief | Read More


Mar 03, 2014

TW Prizewinning Creative Nonfiction by Drew Ciccolo

Why didn’t I call you until 6:28pm? I was worried about you all day.

Memoir, Grief | Read More

I Know What Poetry Can Do

Feb 03, 2014

Memorial Essay by Martha Nichols

He clutched my hand, and I felt his fingers bucking. They were always in motion, but my father held on as hard as he could.

Memoir, Grief | Read More

Breaking Into Blossom

Dec 11, 2013

TW Column by Steven Lewis

I’m interested only in a narrative presence that is indelible. Writing that is beyond memorable. Unforgettable.

Writing and Faith, Grief, Yawping Wild | Read More

Old Wool Coat in the Pawn Shop

Dec 02, 2013

Essay by Paula Hoy

My skin tingled. I had my mother’s undivided attention. I was radiating, humming with bliss.

Why I Write, Grief | Read More

Wordless: Writer’s Block and Grief

Oct 28, 2013

Essay by Lorraine Berry

Last spring and summer, my voice—and my writing—deserted me.

Writer's Life, Grief | Read More

An Unexpected Hero’s Journey

Jun 19, 2013

TW Column by Steven Lewis

Yet, don’t think for a moment that we five were not swept along in the undeniable currents that carried Neil beyond himself.

Writing Groups, Grief, Yawping Wild | Read More

Coming to Terms: TW Writers on Grief

Apr 26, 2013

TW Image Essay

It will take many months, if not years, to reach a sense of closure. And yet, we survive.

Mixed Media, Grief | Read More

Boston: Why I Keep Revising

Apr 24, 2013

Essay by Martha Nichols

It would be nice if there were only one storyline for this tragedy, but there isn’t.

Why I Write, Grief | Read More

Porcelain Bones

Nov 05, 2012

TW Column by Judith A. Ross

I’d never witness her body’s natural aging process—her bones becoming brittle, her hair turning white.

Talking Art, Grief | Read More


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