Arts and Humanities
Brave New World of Publishng
I grew up amid two publishing families. Roger Straus (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) and Alfred and Blanche Knopf. They were both family cousins and close friends of my paternal grandparents. […]
Media & Press
Middlebury Student Meltdown
Many young people are, by nature’s design, rash and impulsive and in loco parentis educators must often deal with the fallout from their students’ lack of experience. Real-life consequences and […]
Media & Press
Did the traditional media really fail us?
I’ve tuned out of the endless forensic analyses of how news media failed the electorate. In fact, other than having misread the political and cultural pulse of many Americans, I’m […]
Media & Press
News and Democracy Are Not Free
“Information wants to be free” is a mantra from the sixties that’s wreaking havoc with democracy. Our culture is at stake as digitization and the Internet largely eliminate the need […]
Media & Press
The Future of Vermont Public Television
Don’t look back… except to learn from past mistakes and make change. Look ahead, and welcome new opportunities. In the ‘80s, when cable and satellite opened unlimited channels to the […]
Media & Press
I Am Baybie chosen as Literary Fiction finalist by IPNE
April 4, 2014 -The Independent Publishers of New England awarded Magic Hill Press‘ recent release of I Am Baybie by Bill Schubart a “finalist” in their “Literary Fiction” category at […]
Media & Press
A Plague of Images
I love photographs. I have several thousand photographs of family and places from 1868 to the present. I grew up in a family of photographers. Most are black and white. […]
Media & Press
Fat People review in PsychCentral.com by Devon Tomasulo, MFA
For his book Fat People, Bill Schubart has created and gathered a collection of stories that will make you rethink your relationship with food. Schubart is smart, sensitive and unnervingly keen […]