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Stasia Ward Kehoe

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Stasia Kehoe grew up dancing and performing on stages from New Hampshire to Washington, DC. She now writes books for young adults and choreographs the occasional musical.

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I Live in a City

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Backstory: It's been a fallow year for my novel-writing career (intentional rhyme) but a delightful twelve months at the day job. I'm learning, creating and indulging my passions for consonance, rhyme and catchy turns-of-phrase.

All of that above paragraph has been filed under notes in - yes - Scrivener to which I've returned after much avoidance and denial for my new young adult writing projec... Read more of this blog post »
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The Sound of Letting Go by Stasia Ward Kehoe
" What do you say after you've read a book that has so much truth and meaning in it that it feels like a tide just washed you over? When i got this book I didn't have much hope in it in fact, all i was was intrigued by the plot. I mean being good a..." Read more of this review »
The Sound of Letting Go by Stasia Ward Kehoe
"What do you do when perfect no longer works? That's the dilemma Daisy faces. From the outside, her life looks good, but at home, it's gradually becoming a war zone. Her younger brother, Stephen is severely autistic and now that he's hit puberty, t..." Read more of this review »
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“I feel his arm
Lightly
Over me.
He takes one of my outstretched hands.
Draws it beneath my stomach.

"One more time..."

This is not sex,
Not friendship.
Something
Strange
Special
In the stillness of his breath,
The waterlike way he moves.

He is making a dance.
We are making a dance.”
Stasia Ward Kehoe, Audition

“I am pretty sure the myth of me
Is better than the reality.”
Stasia Ward Kehoe, Audition

“Wish my life were inside a book
So I could turn to the ending,
See if it is a love story
Or a gothic disaster.”
Stasia Ward Kehoe, Audition

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“There are more guys than girls in jazz.
Next-to-no lady trumpeters
(oh, there are a few)
but it doesn't matter because, for me, jazz trumpet is all about one guy
Miles Davis.
He made this famous album in 1959
called Kind of Blue
which is kind of, always,
how I feel.

That album gets into your bones
goes and goes
starts, hesitates, reaches out, feels
for the music, the sound, the thing you want to change.
Always grasping for the unattainable makes you
kind of excited,
kind of sorry.”
Stasia Ward Kehoe, The Sound of Letting Go

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde

“I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.”
Anne Frank

“I calculate the breadth of Steven's shoulders, now wider than mine;
watch him tear open the Blokus game he likes to play with me after school;
count the hours between now and Dad coming home to take over

and I am only a little afraid
of the night.”
Stasia Ward Kehoe, The Sound of Letting Go

“The dusty library air is electric with secrets/ almost palpable in the thick quiet that bounces between/ Cal and those books and me”
Stasia Ward Kehoe, The Sound of Letting Go

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