• Bridge Ladies

    Bridge Ladies When I set out to learn about my mother's bridge club, the Jewish octogenarians behind the matching outfits and accessories, I never expected to fall in love with them. This is the story of the ladies, their game, their gen, and the ragged path that led me back to my mother.
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Charlie Rose, Bite me

I met Larry Dark in graduate school. He was a fiction writer and I was a poet which means we didn’t cross paths all that much. Then when I was a baby editor at Ballantine, we did a book together:  Literary Outtakes. Now, these 467 years later, Larry developed, runs, and hosts the prestigious Story Prize. Here is the webcast from this year’s ceremony: 


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  1. Betsy was also instrumental in my getting the position of series editor of the O.Henry Awards. When she was an editor at Doubleday and heard that William Abrahams was retiring (or perhaps being retired) after 30 years, she let me know about the opening and put in a good word for me.

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