The current featured article is "BREAKING THE PATTERN: ALAN GARNER'S THE OWL SERVICE AND THE MABINOGION"
This paper was presented at Mythcon 24 in 1993. It was an opportunity for me to write about a lovely little book I had always enjoyed. Years later, it had the advantage of being a rare piece of scholarship on the works of Alan Garner, which led to it being selected for inclusion in THE CHILDREN'S LITERATURE REVIEW, vol. 130.
I hope you will enjoy it!
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The other day I did some research for a friend about a Mesopotamian goddess, tracking down some details. Mythology has been an interest of mine since childhood. I read voraciously anything new to me. I tried to find everything and … Continue reading
Because this has been a very tough year for me all around, I fully expected that I would not be attending Mythcon, in spite of the fact that it was relatively near, in Berkeley. I just couldn’t afford it, not … Continue reading
Yeah, boring stuff, sort of. Actually, not so much. First off, I found a new background for my “Villanelle” poem that I’m really happy with. My friend Caroline Cicero, who lives out in Malibu, caught a beautiful sunrise coming up … Continue reading
It’s a joke I’ve made for years, wanting to move on from my job at Jeopardy! in order to focus more on my own projects. Well, it’s finally come to pass. Basically, my specific position was eliminated for budgetary reasons. … Continue reading