Monday, August 2, 2010

MFA Greensboro Alum Steve Almond Reviewed on The Citron Review

Antonia Crane

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“At what point does convenience become spiritual indolence?” –Steve Almond

Once upon a time, particularly the 70’s and 80’s, I snuck into my big brother’s room (where he grew pot in his closet) because he had “Rush” and “AC/DC” on vinyl. I only owned one 45 record and it was “Gypsy” by Stevie Nicks. I was eight-years old and had bought it with my allowance. I had memorized and destroyed the album, “Flashdance” like a catnip mouse at the pound. I was hungry for new music.

Read the entire review here: http://thecitronreview.wordpress.com/2010/06/12/rock-and-roll-will-save-your-life/

Find out more about the MFA Writing Program at Greensboro here: http://mfagreensboro.org

 

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