Category Archives: Writing

Reviewsday: A Novel Journal, Shakespeare Edition

While in Louisville, Kentucky, recently, I visited a bookstore with a few friends, and there discovered a delightful and different journal: “a novel journal,” it’s called. It is one of several volumes published by Thunder Bay Press. Of course, the … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s Favorite Writers

Every writer has favorite authors he or she likes to read, which often show up in the writer’s own works, in one way or another (my favorites include Annie Dillard, Louis L’Amour, Wendell Berry, and, well, William Shakespeare). So who were … Continue reading

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Podcast: Unfading Beauty

Today’s episode on The Bard and the Bible Podcast is now live (it is also easy to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes).

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6 Reasons Kids Should Read Shakespeare

(a guest post by Sue Schlesman) I remember reading Shakespeare for the first time in seventh grade.

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Why I Love Shakespeare

People ask me often, “Why do you love Shakespeare so much?” Let me count the ways (see what I did there?).

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Podcast: Island and Mount

Today’s episode on The Bard and the Bible Podcast is now live (it is also easy to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes).

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A Writer’s Annual Reading Plan

For many years now, I have seldom lacked an answer to Polonius’s famous question of Hamlet, “What do you read, my lord?” (Hamlet, II, 2, 191). Not just because I maintain a library of a few thousand volumes, but also … Continue reading

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