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Fusenews: Aw, pfui

PeterBrownCaldecott

It is WAY too late in the day for me to be only starting a Fusenews post now.  All right, guys. Looks like we’re gonna have to do today double quick time.  Sorry, but I’ve a ticking time bomb in the other room (sometimes also known as “my daughter”) and I gotsta gets to bed [...]

An Unbiased Plug for My Mother

MindLikeThis

Okay.  That’s an outright lie, I suppose.  Who can be unbiased about their mom?  Particularly when their mom writes awesome poetry?  Particularly particularly when she has been published by The University of Nebraska Press and her book is out on shelves now. You can’t trust me (obviously).  So I’ll just casually put these quotes from [...]

Fusenews: Shelve the books but shelve them slant

BoyBearBoatBrit

“I just finished a poem where St. Francis and St. Clare double-date with Thoreau and Evita and it just makes me very happy.”  My mother was the winner of the 2011 Prairie Schooner Book Prize because she is as good as it gets.  No brag.  Just fact.  Prairie Schooner recently interviewed her as well and [...]

Fusenews: Horton hears too much. He must be dealt with.

GaimanQuote

As you may have heard, last week author William Sleator passed away.  I met him once during the Midwinter ALA Conference in Philadelphia.  He was part of an Abrams brunch in which librarians munched on food and spoke to various authors.  I was pleased to get Mr. Sleator’s autograph on a book for a friend [...]