Al Filreis

Home sweet

A nice blog response to the New York Times piece than ran yesterday: "The [Writers] House reminds me of everything I love about universities — that in addition to being places to work and to learn, they can also be a home.

Failing to till the Israeli ground

When Israeli novelist and essayist and activist Amos Oz visited the Writers House in October 2004, his memoir, A Tale o

Nature poem for a nasty day

When the weather starts to get a bit nasty, and just going out for a