Andre Dubus and the Healing Power of Memoir

The town I live in in Massachusetts has a reputation. For decades, Haverhill has been known for its petty crime, domestic violence, its unemployment and poverty. Walk the streets late at night or too early in the morning (I was up at 5 to do a photo shoot of the downtown once), and you’ll run […]

Advice for finding a writers’ group

Jesus, colored pencil on paper, based on a medieval altar piece in London’s National Gallery, 2007, by Caroline Allen I coach a lot of writers who were once students, and after the class is finished, many want to continue working with other writers in a dynamic group setting. And so the search for a writers’ […]