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Elizabeth Adams

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Elizabeth (Beth) Adams is a writer, publisher, editor, and graphic designer. She is the founder of Phoenicia Publishing, a small independent press, and the former co-managing editor of qarrtsiluni online literary magazine. In 2017 she illustrated Dave Bonta's Ice Mountain: An Elegy; Annunciation (Phoenicia, 2015) is an anthology which she edited, designed, and illustrated with original relief prints. She is the author of Going to Heaven, (Soft Skull Press, Brooklyn, 2006) the story of Bishop Gene Robinson and the debate over ordinations of gays and lesbians; numerous essays on religion and spirtuality; and the editor of numerous books. She has been writing a blog, The Cassandra Pages, since March, 2003. Beth grew up in the rural northeaster ...more

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It's high summer, and those colors and shapes are just begging to be drawn and painted!


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Peaches, mangoes, and Mexican ceramics. Pen and ink on paper, 6" x 9".


This has been a really busy summer for me, but not so much in the artwork department. We've been traveling, and hosting guests a fair amount; I'm serving on the search committee for the new music director at the cathedral, which is ti...

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I find it hard to say anything positive about this book, except that it made me think about my own relationship with my mother and how I wish I had been able to travel more with her.

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Extraordinary. Through his microscopic examination of the banal details of daily life -- the source of his constant struggle in opposition to the desire to be alone and writing -- Knausgaard shows us what a life actually is.
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“We know we are very special,” Davis writes in “Special”: “Yet we keep trying to find out in what way: not this way, not that way, then what way?” (from James Wood's review of the FSG "Collected Stories of Lydia Davis")”
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"You cut the egg into slices, and you eat it with the green soup. And the mixture of the sharp green acidity and the round comfort of the egg reminds you of something extraordinary and far away.
Of home?
Certainly not, not even for Poles.
Of what then?
...Of survival, perhaps.”
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