|Special in January
Some ancient history this time in To Preserve and to Learn: Occasional Essays about the History of the Peace Corps. Nigeria staff member Murray Frank tells of the Michelmore postcard incident.
The first poetry to be published on PeaceCorpsWriters.org is seven poems by John Michael Flynn (Moldova 199395) in The Writer Writes.
Literary Type has news of writers, books, the Peace Corps and more.
Talking with . . .
The interview in this issue is with Simone Zelitch (Hungary 199192), author of The Confession of Jack Straw, who has two books coming out this year.
Recent books by Peace Corps writers
Seven new books are listed.
Plainsong by Kent Haruf (Turkey 196567) reviewed by Mark Jacobs (Paraguay 197880
Dear Exile by Hilary Liftin and Kate Montgomery (Kenya 199697) reviewed by Kitty Thuermer (Mali 197779).
Grand Canyon Celebration by Michael Quinn Patton (Burkina Faso 196769 reviewed by Joe Kovacs (Sri Lanka 199798)
Get a full tour of the Mediterranean island of Menorca with John Coyne (Ethiopia 196264)
How to write a novel in 100 days or less
Continuing our How to Write a Novel in 100 Days or Less, we are back with pages 60 to 90. Your book is written. It is now time to rewrite.
You can start at the beginning or you can go to Day 61 to continue your efforts.
Weve added to our Resources section a list of agents interested in seeing the books of Peace Corps writers. And to the list, weve added a new name.