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Stone of Heart

The little old kitchen had quieted down from the bustle and confusion of midday; and now, with its afternoon manners on, presented a holiday aspect that, as the principal room in the brown house, it was eminently proper it should

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Writer’s Block

Mark Oppenheimer has just come from picking up a prescription for a neighbor when we meet at his Westville house. The…

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Chapters and Verse

Sitting at a table in the cheerful sun room of her East Haven home, sipping from a mug of coffee small enough to wrap her hand all the way around, poet Marilyn Nelson weaves one tale after another. …

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Love of Country

Early in our conversation, Roya Hakakian and I determine that we’re the same age, born a few months apart. Any similarity in our childhoods ends there. …

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Salt and Sweat and Coconutty Suntan Lotion

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg, and Donald Margulies, photographed above by Dan Mims, is this week’s featured writer. Please enjoy this new monologue

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The Earth Cracks Open

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg, and Donald Margulies, photographed above by Dan Mims, is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from

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