Author Archives: Linda Kass

From Memory to History: Anthony Doerr on writing

As a former journalist, I love facts. As a writer of historical fiction (Tasa’s Song, She Writes Press, May 2016), I get just as excited about historical facts. Like the fact that writing emerged more than 5,000 years ago. I acquired this, among other insights, last October, when I attended a lecture by Anthony Doerr, Pulitzer Prize winning… Continue Reading

Ernest Hemingway: Between Two Wars

The first-ever museum exhibit devoted to the work of Ernest Hemingway, one of the icons of 20th-century American literature, reveals both the writer and the man. While focusing on Hemingway’s most productive years (multiple drafts of early short stories, edited manuscripts, correspondence with key players in his life, inscribed copies of his books, and photographs are all on… Continue Reading