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“Do you want me to sign this thing or not?”

In the summer of 2011, I attended a writers’ retreat in the woods of central Vermont at Goddard College, where I had once upon a time earned my M.F.A. The retreat was held each year for alums of the program … Continue reading

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1860’s Politics: A Study In 1864 Presidential Campaign Artwork

Art is created to be appreciated and to tell a message or story. Can we study artwork from a historic presidential election and learn about American ideas at the time? Absolutely. It’s amazing how much symbolism and propaganda can be … Continue reading

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