Reading Like a Writer: Poetry Every Day

by Kristen Holt Browning When the poet Lucie Brock-Broido died in March, I felt a pang of shame. I had never read her, even though throughout college and grad school, I read lots of poetry. Heck, my MA thesis focused on the poets Anne Carson, Louise Glück, and Jorie Graham. And before that, I wrote … Continue reading Reading Like a Writer: Poetry Every Day

Reading Like A Writer: The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer

By Kristen Holt Browning My inaugural post for Get Lit Beacon is the first in a series I’m calling “Reading Like A Writer.” Each month, I’ll briefly discuss a book of fiction or poetry that I’ve just read—but rather than a traditional book review, I’ll share my thoughts on what I learned from this book … Continue reading Reading Like A Writer: The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer