William Luce; playwright wrote ‘Belle of Amherst’

William Luce; playwright wrote ‘Belle of Amherst’

“The Belle of Amherst,” Mr. Luce’s play about the reclusive Dickinson, reflected his love of her elliptical poetry, which he first read in high school, and his fascination with the letters she wrote to friends.“There is a mystical energy, an inner tone in her writings,” Mr. Luce wrote in the author’s note to “Belle,” which…

The Art of Losing

The Art of Losing

The Dolphin Letters, 1970–1979: Elizabeth Hardwick, Robert Lowell, and Their Circle edited by Saskia Hamilton Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 504 pp., $50.00 The Dolphin: Two Versions, 1972–1973 by Robert Lowell, edited by Saskia Hamilton Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 195 pp., $18.00 (paper) Harriet LowellElizabeth Hardwick, Robert Lowell, and Harriet Lowell, mid-1960s. Lowell was carrying this…

Obscure gems from Cincinnati’s 1975-82 punk underground

Obscure gems from Cincinnati’s 1975-82 punk underground

Obscure gems from Cincinnati’s 1975-82 punk underground   For decades, Peter Aaron of the Chrome Cranks has been intermittently worked on a compilation that would document Cincinnati’s subterranean music scene of the mid 1970s through the early 1980s. Initially conceived of as a cassette release as far back as 1987, the project has finally seen…

Freelance Writing Jobs, November 20, 2019

November 20, 2019 by Noemi Tasarra-Twigg Leave a Comment Here are today’s writing jobs online, internships, and more. I hope you get a new gig or two. For more jobs that you can do from the comfort of your own home, visit Flexjobs. They have a rich selection of telecommute jobs, which is hand-picked and updated…

We No Longer Expect Privacy. You Can Change That.

We No Longer Expect Privacy. You Can Change That.

Here’s a way for you to make a difference.Dec. 3, 2019Dave Eggers in 2018. In an interview with Vox, Eggers said “We’ve evolved to the point where our ideas of privacy have evolved or our value of it is almost completely gone.”Credit…Stephen J. Cohen/Getty ImagesSince the start of the Privacy Project, the most common response…