Phyllis Barber is the author of eight books, including a trilogy of memoir: How I Got Cultured: A Nevada Memoir; Raw Edges, and To the Mountain: One Mormon Woman’s Search for Spirit. She is the mother of four sons, a founder of the Writers at Work Conference, and a teacher in the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Writing Program for many years.
Old age is a terrain most of us have not traveled. We’ve not been there before (and most people think they’ll never get there, either, keeping the reality, as well as the idea, at bay. Except, there are those times when a brush with old age cannot be […]
Linda Sillitoe. How good to see her name again on the cover of this posthumous novel, The Thieves of Summer. Many personal and professional memories of this outstanding journalist surfaced for me while reading the newly published recognition of her writing achievement. In somewhat eerie fashion, this book not […]