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Lives of the Civil Servants: The Choices We Make

by Jesse Browner

The Literary Life

Posted 8.31.12

September/October 2012

After reading about one famed writer’s seemingly carefree existence, novelist Jesse Browner ruminates on his personal decision to forego the romanticized bohemian life and contemplates every writer’s choice to pursue the trade-offs writers face between artistic aspirations or financial security.

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Books Editor Sharma-Jensen Leaves Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

by Adrian Versteegh

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.5.09

Critic Geeta Sharma-Jensen penned her final column as books editor of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Saturday after announcing last week that she has accepted a voluntary buyout offer from the newspaper’s publisher. Similar deals—part of a cost-cutting plan to address flagging ad revenue—have been accepted by thirty-six other employees at the paper, including four arts and entertainment writers.

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For Writers, the Doctor’s Definitely In

by Andrea Crawford

News and Trends

Posted 1.1.09

January/February 2009

The literary lineage of those who pursue medicine and also write is long and well known, with Anton Chekhov, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, William Carlos Williams, Mikhail Bulgakov, John Keats, and W. Somerset Maugham as standouts through history. But even among contemporary writers of fiction, doctors continue to hold their own.

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