Monthly Archives: November 2014

Meeting Dinty Moore

November 13, 2014  |  Uncategorized

It seems like in the creative nonfiction world, we can’t get away from Dinty Moore, and it’d be fruitless to even try, because the man is simply everywhere. Moore was the winner of the Grub Street Nonfiction Book Prize in 2008 for his memoir Between Panic and Desire, and his other books include The Accidental Buddhist, Toothpick Men, […]

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Odd Job

November 5, 2014  |  Uncategorized

The first week in Fort Collins, I was turned down for a job selling artisan cheese at farmers’ markets. Two weeks prior, I had quit my comfortable, salaried position at Yale University Press, running galleys around the campus’s two hundred year old brick-laid alleyways, scheduling book events, and fielding visits to Harold Bloom, who didn’t […]

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