Bread Loaf writers conference

Bread Loaf

Bread Loaf was magical. I’ve been trying to figure out what to say about it, how to explain how magical it was….I’m not sure I can capture it here, so that someone who’s never been could understand how special a place it is, but I’ll try… I first went to Bread Loaf when I was… Read more »

Postcard from Bread Loaf

I’m at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference in Vermont, and it’s like the setting of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. I’ve been to Bread Loaf a few times before, and the history of this place always staggers me. Here’s just a sampling of the writers who’ve been here over the years: Ralph Ellison, Truman Capote, Eudora… Read more »