monty python

The Pythons have launched a youtube channel.  Here's one of my favorite skits that you'll have to listen to rather than watch. Thomas Hardy sets out to write a novel.

national writers' workshop . . .

. . .  will be held this weekend in Fort Lauderdale. It's always a big literary event.  This year's speakers include my colleague Les Standiford and FIU MFA grad and best-selling author Barbara Parker.  Sponsors of the event include FAU in Boca, UF in Gainesville, but not FIU in Miami.