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A continuing log of my time in Hungary, addressed to my husband in Maine. Day 3 11:30 am: Yesterday was a low-energy day. It was hot and sticky, and after sleeping in we strolled down to Market Hall for lunch. … Continue reading

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Justbeast asked me to keep a little daily log of my activities here in Budapest, where I am ensconced with Theodora Goss in her grandmother’s apartment in the city center, writing and seeing and writing some more. I thought I’d … Continue reading

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I’ve been off the grid. There are a lot of reasons for that: work and deadlines, depression, travel, workshops, my increasingly complicated relationship with the Internet. I’m having some kind of weird tech/art identity crisis right now that all the … Continue reading

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I gave a talk to a hall full of librarians organized by the School Library Journal last night (what do you call a group of librarians? A kindness?). Many of them asked me to post it afterwards–here it is. I … Continue reading

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Ten years ago, not long before the Queen’s Jubilee, I boarded a train at King’s Cross Station for Edinburgh. It wasn’t Platform 9 3/4, but it might as well have been. My life changed the moment that train pulled out … Continue reading

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