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Contemporary Writing

A Notorious Dream

Terence Clarke | Posted 03.01.2017 | Home
Terence Clarke

As a devoted fallen-away Roman Catholic, my writing a novel about a Catholic archbishop and his deep questioning of his own beliefs was a difficult and, personally, very contentious process. My own long experience of The Church had led me to the conclusion that it is a self-serving bureaucracy intent upon maintaining control of its flock.

The Novel?

Terence Clarke | Posted 10.15.2016 | Home
Terence Clarke

In the September 24, 2015 issue of the New York Review of Books, Jed Perl writes about the current state of an art form that has been declared dead or dying many times. That would be painting.

Alan Rinzler on Publishing Past, Present and Future: Part 2

Terence Clarke | Posted 11.10.2013 | Home
Terence Clarke

"I think this is the best time ever for an author," Rinzler says. "The balance of power has shifted from the gatekeepers to the artists."

Alan Rinzler, on Publishing Past, Present and Future: Part 1

Terence Clarke | Posted 11.09.2013 | Home
Terence Clarke

When you are reading the acknowledgments page of a newly purchased book, and you come across effusive thanks from the writer to his/her editor, you can reasonably ask, "Just what does an editor do?"

Stephen Colbert Author Interview: David Shields, The 'Vanilla Ice Of Novels' On His Book 'Reality Hunger' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

David Shields, the author of the new book "Reality Hunger: A Manifesto," came onto "The Colbert Report" to talk about his book and his quest to free c...