I feel that one of the roles of an artist is to be the Greek chorus, to call attention, and say, in a beautiful, compelling way, “we need to examine this. We need to look at our mistakes.”
I love living in the Hudson Valley. It’s beautiful. It’s full of inspiration. The people are interesting and the food is fantastic. So why, when I think about submitting my work, do I not think of starting at home?
We bet on Beacon as a town full of readers who wanted to share all those near-sacred experiences with us at Binnacle, and we couldn't be happier with how it's turning out.
by Jody Strimling-Muchow I’ve been trying to re-connect with my writing. Recently, Life got in the way of my plans, in the form of an ill parent, and I’ve been rocketing halfway across the country and back every few months. In between I’ve been filling out paperwork and making sure my mother has groceries (thank … Continue reading Three Writing Books and a Prayer
by Jody Strimling-Muchow I was feeling pretty crappy the day that I had scheduled an interview with Karen Malpede. I was just hoping I had enough energy to make it through without sounding like an idiot. And I was nervous, because, well, it’s Karen Malpede. She is a playwright, a director, a teacher, an ecofeminist, … Continue reading The World is Wrong-side Out: a Conversation with Playwright Karen Malpede