Archive | May, 2015

Ecotopias and Big Dreaming

 by Susan McCaslin This posting originally appeared on the Cascadia Poetry Festival’s website. “You may say I’m a dreamer but I’m not the only one I hope someday you’ll join us and the world will be as one.” – John Lennon from “Imagine” The Cascadia Poetry Festival in Nanaimo, British Columbia (April 30-May 3, 2015) […]

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Laura Alary on What Inspires Her to Write Picture Books That “Make Us Bigger on the Inside”

 by Laura Alary This posting originally appeared on the Picture Book Theology Blog. Picture books helped me recover from eight years as a doctoral student. After writing and defending my thesis, I felt like the little lime tree my mom tried to grow in our home. The poor plant struggled along in the unfamiliar climate, […]

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