Ana Dukakis

Arts, OldVenue

Review: Jane Smiley at UEA Literary Festival

As soon as Chris Bigsby introduced American author Jane Smiley, it was evident we were in for an interesting evening: author of over 20 books, Pulitzer prize winner…and 89th on Goldberg’s list of 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America. Once the applause had died down, Smiley gave her wry response – while her relatives…

Creative Writing, OldVenue

Creative Writing: Flicker

I’m not Hindu. In fact, I’m not religious. I’ve said it before, mildly delivered, with just the slightest inflection at the end to indicate this is not a question, but a statement. As I stand inside Kapaleeshwarar temple, it whispers a statement of its own: you don’t have to be religious to see religion’s beauty….

Creative Writing, OldVenue

Creative Writing: Flicker

I’m not Hindu. In fact, I’m not religious. I’ve said it before, mildly delivered, with just the slightest inflection at the end to indicate this is not a question, but a statement. As I stand inside Kapaleeshwarar temple, it whispers a statement of its own: you don’t have to be religious to see religion’s beauty….

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