Bosnian-born writer traces sorrowful journey from Sarajevo to Chicago in new essay collection
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Nominations for the most wishful Academy Awards category: Best Film About a Writer.
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Peter Fey, a writer and producer with QVC in West Chester, is the older brother of actress/writer Tina Fey. In this essay, he recalls what it was like growing up in Upper Darby in the 1960s, '70s, and '80s.
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Sixth-grader Gibson Hicks was named the winner of a local essay contest sponsored by Barnes & Noble in Rome. His essay, "My Favorite Teacher," written about the late Anne Somerville, a Darlington l...
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I have the week off. That’s because KidsPost and the Washington Wizards invited readers to be Fred Bowen for a day by writing about what it means to be a successful team. One writer would win the grand prize of having his or her essay appear in this space and get four VIP (very important person) tickets to Saturday’s Wizards game against the Phoenix Suns. Two runners-up...
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Sen. Mike Brubaker is challenging local students to write an essay about a person who has inspired them.The Warwick-area Republican recently announced the topic of his spring Student Challenge program.Students are encouraged to submit an essay of 500 words or fewer describing how an individual has i...
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Last summer, Treshika Melvin read an essay that had her contacting everyone she knew. It was titled, "How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America: A Remembrance," and the writer, Jackson…
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Kyra Waechtler is her mother Christy’s third child and was born on Mother’s Day 11 years ago. In her essay for the Utah Association of American Mother’s fifth-grade essay contest, Kyra wrote that her
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On the morning of the recent Academy Awards, Roger Rosenblatt had an essay in the New York Times Book Review in which he tried to pick the winner in a hypothetical historical category: Best Fi…
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"A famous writer who wants to continue writing has to be constantly defending himself against fame." -- Gabriel Garcia Marquez In honor of his birthday, I'd like to dedicate this essay to Nobel-prize winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, writer of Love in the Time of Cholera and One Hundred Years of Solitude, two classic novels that millions of high school and college...
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