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It’s a rainy Saturday morning. I am drinking my coffee, looking out the window (as I always do) and thinking about my book reading that will take place tomorrow. How can I possibly talk about the years of working on this novel?  What is the most important message I can convey to my audience?  I […]

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On the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on New York, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania we honor the memory of those who lost their lives on that day and we remember those whose lives were changed forever because of that loss. The memories of the attacks are fresh and vivid for many — we remember […]

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A question of killing: Howard County author searches for an answer by Lisa Kawata Howard Magazine hit a record for social media activity with this article.  You can find the link: here.        

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Back in June, I told you about a writer and peace advocate, Charles “Chic” Dambach, whom I met at the Baltimore Book Festival. We had a conversation that day about my novel, To Kill the Other, and his book, Exhaust the Limits, which, each in its own way, explore the same themes. “We really should […]

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I had an interesting conversation with a friend yesterday. She said she has tried to leave her iPhone at the hotel room, where she was staying, and go to the beach with just a book in her purse but wasn’t able to do it. I had the best intentions to disconnect myself from the world […]

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“The people in Baru were as wealthy as any community I have ever known.  They had no cash, but instead they had abundant fresh food, comfortable homes, fantastic views, family and friends, and no stress.  This was paradise.  They had no electricity, and they didn’t need it.  They had a central well for fresh, clean […]

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One might say that living a bilingual life offers enriched experience, but I say it also brings confusion and struggle during the first years of learning, especially when the second language enters someone’s life in the second or third decade. I am not sure if there is a moment when two different languages can merge […]

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Yesterday I attended the CityLit Festival in Baltimore, just 20 minutes north of my home. The festival celebrates the literary arts in Baltimore, and was held at the beautiful and historic Enoch Pratt Central Library. Getting to the event required a drive through a soaking spring rain, but it was worth it. As I explain in the […]

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Tomorrow, February 7th is my first public book reading and signing at the Columbia Art Center (at 7:30PM).  Here is the link. For those of you who want to attend, the address is in the link (bottom of the page). Here is the first review of To Kill the Other by C Wallace Walker. I […]

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To my childhood friends. Dedykuje moim przyjaciolkom z lat dziecinstwa. I feel like I haven’t posted anything new on my blog for ages.  I think about all the things I want to write but for some reason I am unable to bring myself to writing. When I woke up this morning, I  realized, and verbalized […]

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