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Sparrow Sparrow

Sparrow
has published poems in The New Yorker and The New York Times, and he’s the author of America: A Prophecy — The Sparrow Reader. He lives with his wife, Violet, in a doublewide trailer in Phoenicia, New York.

Into the Fire: The Sun Celebrates Personal Writing

Oct 19 - 21, 2018 Begins in 2 months
with Sy Safransky, Sparrow, Heather Sellers, Joe Wilkins, Frances Lefkowitz & John Brehm

Since 1974 The Sun has published the kind of brave, revealing writing that lives up to the magazine’s motto: “What is to give light must endure burning.” We invite you to join Sun readers and contributors — including John Brehm, Frances Lefkowitz, Heather Sellers, Sparrow, Joe Wilkins, and editor and publisher Sy Safransky — for a weekend retreat celebrating the written word. The authors will lead workshops geared to bring forth the best in your own essays, short stories, and poems. A Readers Write session will help get your pen moving.

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