Category: Collecting

Signed Adrienne Rich Book, and Guest Blogger Mary-Kaylor Hanger

Signed Adrienne Rich Book, and Guest Blogger Mary-Kaylor Hanger

Today you can win a signed book by the late poet, Adrienne Rich. I have two, and I’m going to let the winner choose which one to receive. I’m also giving you another opportunity to win Geraldine Brooks tickets, after this beautiful guest post by Mary-Kaylor Hanger… Someday if someday comes we will agree that …

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A Post Because Poet Sean Thomas Dougherty Said He Wanted a Red Sox Hat

A Post Because Poet Sean Thomas Dougherty Said He Wanted a Red Sox Hat

I was tootling around on Facebook, stalking the pages of writers I admire, when I saw a post from poet Sean Thomas Dougherty that he would not be at AWP, and he joked about people picking him up some Boston swag, including a Red Sox hat. I like Sean, because he’s an incredible poet, and …

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Bottled Flatulence of Literary Elitism and the Cannibalistic Marla-Cow (Manuscript Monday!)

Bottled Flatulence of Literary Elitism and the Cannibalistic Marla-Cow (Manuscript Monday!)

Before I dig into these next couple weeks of bringing you giveaways and posts singing the praises of the annual AWP conference, I have to tell you that finding energy and inspiration from the AWP conference of 12,000+ attendees doesn’t come without navigating my way through a lot of chest-puffing, harumphing, and that bottled flatulence …

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Win a Signed Hardcover Edition of Stardust by Neil Gaiman. Deadline TOMORROW!

Win a Signed Hardcover Edition of Stardust by Neil Gaiman. Deadline TOMORROW!

CONTEST INFORMATION (in case you missed the original post last week): Caption this photo to enter to win the signed copy of Stardust by Neil Gaiman. Email your caption to me: marla at marlasinkdruzgal dot com or messaging them to me on my Facebook Writer Page (not my personal profile).  DO NOT POST YOUR CAPTIONS …

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Hoardzilla vs. Baby Beans PART 2

Hoardzilla vs. Baby Beans PART 2

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a Hoardzilla post, but life (and OCD) get in the way of going through these boxes. I know that aside from papers and books related to history, the biggest difficulty in parting might be with my collection of Baby Beans dolls. What you think the difference is between hoarding …

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