We lost Pulitzer Prize winning poet Mary Oliver last week at the age of 82.
Oliver's work was simply astounding-
she published more than 20 books, including the Pulitzer-winning
The NYTimes noted, "For her quiet, measured observations, and for her fiercely private personal mien (she gave many readings but few interviews, saying she wanted her work to speak for itself), she was likened to Emily Dickinson." She "often described her vocation as the observation of life."
fabulous debut novel,
I was very fortunate to host
Anissa Gray on our
about her book,
It's being adapted into a feature film with Julia Roberts attached to
has a movie release date
of August 9th.
This cast gives me hope that one of my favorite books-to-movie treatments will not be disappointing!
This week is Edith Wharton's birthday week,
so why not go back and read some of her books?