Morton Davis – Art for the sake of Depth and Meaning

Interview with artist/writer Davis W. Morton about his new book — “Art for the sake of Depth and Meaning” Portraying beauty is the purpose of art for many people. For others, art can also be “art for art’s sake,” or design. And for over a century art has continually shown us new and different ways […]

Edmundo Cavalcanti – Escritor

  Entrevista com o escritor Edmundo Cavalcanti –  “O poeta é um fingidor.
Finge tão completamente
Que chega a fingir que é dor
A dor que deveras sente.” — Fernando Pessoa 1. Quem é você e o que você faz? Eu nasci em São Paulo/SP-Brasil, sou administrador de empresas, formado pela ESAN-Escola Superior de Administração de Negócios, atualmente […]


Uma entrevista com o artista / escritor Elze Arruda — 1. Fale um pouco sobre você. Sou Elze Arruda, artista plástica e escritora, minha raiz é o Universo e gosto de Viver, ARTEando VIDA…! 2. Por que a arte? Faz parte de mim, minhas memórias mais remotas, são pinceladas com lápis de cor e carimbos… rsrs… […]

Veterans find healing in Art – ART EMPOWERS

A veteran finds healing in the arts and then helps others. ‘A Way to Talk About It,’ finding healing in art and then helping others.   For Futher Information —   CreatiVets’ mission is to provide combat veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury with opportunities to use art, music, and creative writing […]

Marianne Moore & other best poetry

New Collected Poems of Marianne Moore (FSG), edited by Heather Cass White, gives readers a fresh perspective on the legacy of Marianne Moore, considered one of America’s most influential modernist poets. Moore, whose awards included a Pulitzer Prize, was hailed for her precise language, penetrating descriptions and keen observations. 

Poetry Still Lives and Shines — Luiz Valério

Poetry still lives and shines — In the current global editorial market, it can be observed that oftentimes a novel is considered (or treated) as some sort of Holy Grail of literature whilst other literary genres face a less glamorous status or, at least, do not receive the same level of appreciation by many readers. […]

Christopher Jamaul Jones — WRITER

Interview with writer Christopher Jamaul Jones — 1. Who are you and what do you do? My name is Christopher Jamaul Jones, mostly known as CJ Jones. Originally from Jackson, Mississippi, though I reside in Central Texas.  I’m a published author, on and off again actor and currently Editor in Chief at Pridebuzz.com. 2. Why […]

A Portrait of the Artist as . . .

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young African Immigrant The novelist Yaa Gyasi and the artist Toyin Ojih Odutola — both born in Africa and raised in the same Alabama town — have become two of the finest observers of race in America.  

Emmanuel Carrère — WRITER

How Emmanuel Carrère Reinvented Nonfiction Late last October, as American electoral pandemonium was approaching its climax, I was in a living room in Paris where the 59-year-old French writer and filmmaker Emmanuel Carrère was talking about shame. “To write disagreeable things about the self, dishonorable things,” Carrère told me, reclining like an analysand on a […]

How to Write a Perfect Scene — WRITING

How to Write a Perfect Scene – by writer Lucy Adams   Any literature work consists of scenes. A thorough work on the plot of the story does not absolve the author from an equally thorough work on the scenes. Speaking in military terms, the polishing of scenes is tactics in the war for good […]