I came across a short article in the Atlantic, A Stunning, Dreamlike Animation About Escaping Gravity by Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg that introduced an amazing video by Filip Piskorzynski featuring the actress, Natalia Dufraisse. Throughout the video, the actress was suspended above the ground in constant motion. And even though the technique used in this [...]
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In this video I am reading an excerpt from “To Kill the Other.” The reading took place at a friend’s house on November 19th, 2011. The excerpt pertains to the shipyard workers uprising in Gdansk and Gdynia in December 1970. As a six year old boy, Marek witnesses his mother’s death. He learns that the [...]
On September 25, I discussed my novel, To Kill the Other, on an author panel at the 2011 Baltimore Book Festival. The panel was sponsored by the CityLit Project of Baltimore. New Tork City publishing industry veteran and Local book blogger Celeste Sollod moderated the panel brilliantly, which also included novelists Stephen Gordon and Robert [...]
Last month, on September 25, I discussed my novel, To Kill the Other, on an author panel at the 2011 Baltimore Book Festival. The panel was sponsored by the CityLit Project of Baltimore. New Tork City publishing industry veteran and Local book blogger Celeste Sollod moderated the panel brilliantly, which also included novelists Stephen Gordon [...]
In an eerie coincidence Osama Bin Laden was killed on May 1st, the same day as the launch of my novel, To Kill the Other, which is based on the attacks of 9/11. The coincidence became the reason for people to contact me and ask questions. Here are my reflections: It’s hard to disagree with [...]
Posted in Videos on Apr 30th, 2011
We’re getting ready for tomorrow’s webcast from the book launch party, starting 7 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (May 1). I hope you can drop in. Don’t forget: You can instant-message questions to me live on the air just by going to www.livestream.com/DanutaTV.
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 [...]
My first public book reading and signing that took place at the Columbia Art Center turned out to be a huge success. I want to thank Mike Clark and Tim Singleton for giving me this opportunity and I want to thank Liz Henzey for organizing the event in the best way possible. I also [...]
My short story, Singing to an Ocean was recently published in the Water issue of the Little Patuxent Review. This story is a scene in my novel, “To Kill the Other.” I had an opportunity to read an excerpt from the story during the launch reading that took place on January 30 at Oliver’s Carriage [...]