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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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.… Read More

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… Read More

9/11 Redux

At 8:30 the morning of 9/11, I was sitting on the porch at the Inn at Shelburne Farms having breakfast with CBS, NPR, The NY Times, BBC, WNET, WGBH and… Read More

Midwest Review “Fat People”

“Fat People” 9780615397511, $15.00 Food is good, food is great, but like all things, overindulgence is the opposite of good. “Fat People” is a collection of short stories from Bill… Read More

Review of “Fat People” by Michael Prager

“Fat People” Submitted by Michael on Wed, 04/20/2011 – 10:42. compulsive eating Food writing One reason skeptics scoff at the notion of food addiction is that they eat, and so… Read More

Seven Days VT – Fat Chance

In 1982, Bill Schubart was fast approaching 500 pounds. He knew that if he were bedridden — or worse — by his heft, he couldn’t run his new media manufacturing and… Read More