debra leea glasheen
November 5, 2017
Thank you, Cathy Grier, for your support of writers!
“and a blueberry malt.”
The attendant scooted to the back
of Dick’s Drive-In,
tugged out a ladder
and climbed through a hole in the roof,
cranking out extensions of metal steps,
as she climbed and climbed and climbed,
she put on a raincoat
before she climbed through the cl...
Thoughts on Books: The Power, by Naomi Alderman
People who are made of stronger stuff than I might love to read The Power. Though Alderman’s raw stor...
June 22, 2020
Thoughts on books: There are plenty of wonderful aspects of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s novel The Water Dancer, but let me start with my favorite, the depth an...
May 7, 2020
Thoughts on Books: "The Grasshopper Jungle," by Andrew Smith
I’m not gonna lie—it took me a minute to realize the brilliance of the novel &q...
April 11, 2020
Global Insides: Brazil
March 22, 2020
On a happier note, Congratulations to the winners of the Glasheen-Foerster Novella Award given to two awesome young writers at Menasha High School thi...
March 18, 2020
is my heartbreak
not the sound of the break
which sounds like the ting of a glass ball tapped on the crystal shape of my ha art
is my he...
February 1, 2020
Popped by this lovely independent bookshop in Fenton, MI. Bookshops have a healing vibe. Do some popping by yourself!
January 25, 2020
“The Witch’s Boy,” by Michael Gruber, is for you if you like a nice dose of fantasy and fairytale that dips into darkness while exploring very human r...
December 8, 2019
Thoughts on Books: "Suicide Notes," a novel by MTF, makes sense for ages 14-18-year-old young adults who are mature enough to handle the to...
November 18, 2019
Students enthralled (at least listening for the most part, lol) to my chat on brainstorming and drafting their novellas at my alma mater, Menasha HS....
November 1, 2019