“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness—I am nothing.” ? Virginia Woolf, The Waves Under the weight of goose down and split spine, I lingered in Orlando. How true it was that nothing “thicker than a knife's blade separates happiness from melancholy.” My rapist was the knife’s blade. His act upon me made me separate—lost. And … [Read more...]
Loren Kleinman : "I’ve published four books of poetry, which where Top 100 Amazon Bestsellers, a memoir, and a collection of essays and interviews about the indie writing life, which included James Franco. In addition, my nonfiction has been published in The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Woman's Day, Seventeen, Good Housekeeping and The Huffington Post, while my poetry has appeared in more than 50 journals such as Drunken Boat, The Moth, Columbia Journal, and Patterson Literary Review. I also run an author interview series on The Huffington Post."