Now more than ever, it is vital for writers of the Rust Belt to represent our sense of place with passion and insight. As politicians, commentators and the entertainment elite try to define us for their own purposes, we must observe and project the reality of our communities and the lives we live here. In […]

via The Hard Way on Purpose: Writing the Beauty of Unglamorous Places — Lit

Youngstown

[note from Rebecca: so wish I could make this workshop with Northeast Ohio native son, Giffels–would love to hear from workshop goers; his whole book is wonderful–read snippets here.]

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