I Will Follow Claire-Louise Bennett Anywhere

September was a pretty banner month for me. For one thing, I got to attend a 10-day writing residency on an off-the-grid island, with two other writers, a wood-fired sauna, and some attendant loons and beavers. For another, I got my hands on Claire-Louise Bennett's newest book, Checkout 19. If you aren't familiar with Claire-Louise … Continue reading I Will Follow Claire-Louise Bennett Anywhere

A Different Way of Connecting with the World: Pond by Claire-Louise Bennett

Do you ever read a book, and think to yourself, "I wish I'd written that"? Well, I just finished reading Pond, by Claire-Louise Bennett, and it was absolutely everything I've ever wanted in a book. That is what writing is about for me, too, tapping into a sense of being, a magic rather than logic." … Continue reading A Different Way of Connecting with the World: Pond by Claire-Louise Bennett