Monthly Archives: February 2013

Steve Erdmann in Pound of Flash

STL Scribbler Steve Erdmann’s story “Apophis Factor” has been published on the Pound of Flash blog, via Kind of a Hurricane Press: http://poundofflash.blogspot.com/2013/01/flash-fiction-by-steve-erdmann.html

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William Gass: Middle C

At 88, St. Louis literary eminence William Gass is still going strong. The longtime Washington University professor can still be spotted on campus or filling his cart at the annual Greater St. Louis Book Fair. Readers of his 2012 essay … Continue reading

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Books on Writing Worth Reading: Francine Prose, Reading Like a Writer

The aptly-named Francine Prose reminds us that any good creative writing is grounded in close and appreciative reading. Her choice selections from writers such as Flannery O’Connor, Heinrich von Kleist, Leo Tolstoy, Katherine Mansfield, and ZZ Packer show us how … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to Scribbler, the St. Louis Public Library’s creative writing blog, coming to you from the Entertainment, Literature, and Biography room on the second floor of Central Library. Merriam-Webster defines “scribbler” as “a minor or insignificant author,” but the term … Continue reading

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