March 1, 2016

Reflections on the New Year By Patricia Lee Lewis When the new year dawned, I was in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, watching the tops of snowy mountains glow pink in the rising sun and listening to Alasdair Fraser play his fiddle on the radio. For this turning of the year, he’d chosen a tune from the Read More

December 1, 2013

Who Knew an Annual Meeting Could Be So Magical? Guest Blogger: Patricia lee Lewis . What I loved most about the Straw Dog Members party was the way each person walking through the front door of Jacqueline Sheehan’s wonderful home discovered that what seemed, from the outside, to be a tiny, fairytale farmhouse quickly became the Marvelous Expanding House Read More

March 18, 2013

SDWG Goes to AWP 2013 Boston was filled to the brim with writers last week.  The annual Association of Writers and Writing Programs 2013 Conference (AWP) attracted over 11,000 authors.  Straw Dog Founding Members, Patricia Lee Lewis, Ellen Meeropol, and Jacqueline Sheehan were invited to offer a presentation in which they shared their wisdom about Read More