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3QR:  FREE TO PASS by Joanne Cavanaugh Simpson

3QR: FREE TO PASS by Joanne Cavanaugh Simpson

LIBERO IL PASSO: FREE TO STEP OR PASS Consider, for a moment, the concept of the Three Quarter True Story: No censorship for writers. No betrayal for readers. No locked doors with mixed messages. When teaching fiction and nonfiction to university students, I’ve found that the question invariably comes up: What is True? We discuss […]

3QR ANONYMITY TO MYTHOS: Photo Notes by Brian W. Simpson

3QR ANONYMITY TO MYTHOS: Photo Notes by Brian W. Simpson

SNAPPING THE REAL One morning in the spring of 2009, I took a meandering jog in San Francisco. I pounded down the Financial District sidewalks and along the Embarcadero, huffed up Telegraph Hill (okay, I walked up), found my way through North Beach and Chinatown, completing the loop at my hotel. Early in the run, […]

3QR AUTHOR BIOS / 2014

3QR AUTHOR BIOS / 2014

Featured Writer Lalita Noronha is a research scientist, writer, teacher and editor from India. Recipient of a Fulbright travel grant to the U.S., she has a Ph.D. in Microbiology (St. Louis University School of Medicine). She has worked at the National Institutes of Health and in the biopharmaceutical industry, overseeing programs in areas of cardiovascular, […]

3QR AUTHOR BIOS / 2013

3QR AUTHOR BIOS / 2013

Featured Writer Mary Jo Salter is the author of seven collections of poetry, all published by Alfred A. Knopf, including the 2013 volume Nothing By Design.  She is also a lyricist and playwright, and the author of a children’s book, The Moon Comes Home.  A former poetry editor of The New Republic, she is a […]

3QR AUTHOR BIOS / 2012

3QR AUTHOR BIOS / 2012

Jessica Anya Blau is the author of the highly praised novel, Drinking Closer to Home.  Target stores featured Drinking Closer to Home in their Breakout Author series. Blau’s first novel, The Summer of Naked Swim Parties, was selected as a Best Summer Book by the Today Show, The New York Post and New York Magazine. […]