Posts Tagged: bryan vandyke

A Brief Relationship with Writing

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At The Millions, Bryan VanDyke reflects on his experience writing several unpublished novels, and how these manuscripts helped motivate him to write the draft of his first published work in less than a week: My grad school mentor, the brooding and kind-hearted author David Plante, would sometimes refer to unsuccessful books as “one more for the […]

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Book Club with Grandma

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For The Millions, Bryan Vandyke reflects on his relationship with his grandmother and how works by Nabokov and Faulkner allowed for a connection between generations: Reading is solitary and personal, but you aren’t necessarily alone in it. In some ways, we are all reading together; even if we are also reading alone.  

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