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Journals: SF/Mpls/NY, 1972-1973. Pt. 1

Synopsis I started keeping journals in 1968 and, in 1971, I threw everything I’d written away.  At 19 I wanted nothing more than to put it all behind me: my hometown, my family, but mostly me, the bad writer.  My immersion in paperback literature was making a perfectionist out of me.  There were 2 volumes […]

Catherine Onyemelukwe & Kurt Thometz on Onitsha

Catherine Onyemelukwe’s memoir Nigeria Revisited: My Life and Loves Abroad is newly published by Peace Corps Writers came around yesterday to have a palaver. “The book tells the remarkable journey of a Midwestern American white woman who joined the newly formed Peace Corps to teach in Nigeria for two years – and stayed for more […]