Guest post/Interview

The Unthinkable

by guest author Kristen Rademacher As a single woman in my late twenties, I rented the top floor of a two-family house within spitting distance of Cambridge, Massachusetts. My landlords, an elderly couple, both with polio, lived on the first floor. I adored them. We lived peaceably together for nearly a decade, sharing the Boston… Continue reading The Unthinkable


Creative Nonfiction

One of the writing genres we teach in sixth grade is personal narrative. A narrative is a story, or fiction, but a personal narrative is based on a real event. The struggle is getting students to write good stories about an event in their lives. Now personal essay, or memoir, is supposedly a different genre.… Continue reading Creative Nonfiction