Category Archives: Auvillar

“The Memory Palate” in 1966, A Journal of Creative Nonfiction

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Kelly Gray Carlisle, editor of 1966, A Journal of Creative Nonfiction, has just announced the online publication of issue #4. I’m pleased to say that my essay, “The Memory Palate” is included in the pages. In this essay, I am … Continue reading

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The Oak of Henri IV

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Driving back from Moissac yesterday, I stopped to see the Oak Tree of Henri IV. The story goes that Henri and his entourage of 44 cavaliers, his wife, Queen Margot and a suite of ladies and gentlemen, all arrived on the … Continue reading

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Words and Music at Moulin à Nef, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts-France

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Sunday, in the living room of the MV, residence, at the hour of tea, I will be reading an excerpt from “Pilgrimage” in English while Daniel Azuelos translates into French. Following the reading, Robert Bourges, on piano, and Gerhard Schneider, … Continue reading

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Auvillar, A Village in South-west France

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I am searching for a path. I have markers, a conversation at dinner when John, a photographer said, “You take the road before the bridge. You’ll see some steps. Take the steps, then keep going up the hill.” Then, nodding … Continue reading

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