Mary Karr is an acclaimed poet. Her memoir, The Liars Club , won the PEN/Martha Albrand Award. She is the Jesse Truesdell Peck Professor of Literature at Syracuse University.
Playwright Sarah Jones (Bridge & Tunnel) with author & Rock Bottom Remaindrix @AmyTan rocking my world https://t.co/4dBjetCcFh
by @marykarrlit - 6 hours ago
RT @inesanma: Father @JamesMartinSJ says new Scorsese movie Silence is ‘like a prayer’ https://t.co/Ed1lZBc2HJ via
by @marykarrlit - 15 hours ago
For a young writer to focus on career drains energy from the work. It's effort, not outcome that counts. #amwriting https://t.co/Jnjr7Akkym
by @marykarrlit - 19 hours ago
Bots are following me--followers went up by 1000, and I thought 'How nice! all my new followers have zero followers' Doesn't that mean bots?
by @marykarrlit - yesterday
This is how it starts....Merry Everything https://t.co/2txwXdD63D
MaryKarrLit - 19 hours ago
For a writer to focus on career drains energy from the work. It's effort, not outcome that counts. #amwriting http://thoughtcatalog.com/ryan-holiday/2016/06/25-ways-to-kill-the-toxic-ego-that-will-ruin-your-life/
MaryKarrLit - 4 days ago
Here's one resp to a rejection: 'If you don't like my peaches don't shake my tree.'--Shirley Jackson, #Syracuse Alum
MaryKarrLit - 5 days ago
Between the hammer strokes/our hearts survive
like the tongue/that between the teeth/and in spite of everything/goes on praising--Rilke (from Duino Elegies)
MaryKarrLit - 6 days ago
Dec 1--Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on the bus--all honor to her name.
MaryKarrLit - 8 days ago
Advent is the season not just of waiting but of waiting w/ hope--hope being the radical act I hafta challenge myself to on a daily basis.
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