Meet the 24 Writers Selected for the Amtrak Residency Program!
All aboard! I will be curious to see what these lucky winners produce.
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Source: themorningnewsDowntown Hong Kong turned into a battlefield of tear gas and seething crowds on Sunday after the police moved against a student democracy protest, inciting public fury that brought tens of thousands of people onto the streets of a city long known as a stable financial center.
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"“Thinking has, many a time, made me sad, darling; but doing never did in all my life….My precept is, do something, my sister, do good if you can; but at any rate, do something.”
― Elizabeth Gaskell, North and South"
Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Gaskell (September 29, 1810)!
Gaskell’s work brought her many fans, including Charlotte Brontë. When Brontë died in 1855, her father, Patrick Brontë, asked Gaskell to write her biography. The Life of Charlotte Brontë (1857) was written with admiration and covered a huge quantity of firsthand material with great narrative skill.
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The Cat Cafe by Purina ONE pop-up will have cat-achino’s, kitties for adoption and experts on hand to discuss health and well-being for felines. (Credit: Cat Cafe) (via Cat cafe in NYC: Little Lions is raising funds to make it real - am New York)
I am so there!Source: amny.com
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