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Discovering Woods Bay, a Carolina Bay

This spring, I’ve explored more of South Carolina, where I live and work. The Palmetto State is altogether different and surprisingly similar to my home state of Delaware. In an earlier post, I discussed some of the morphological similarities between

Posted in Hiking, Lifewriting

The “Backpacking Ethos” in Steinbeck’s Travels with Charley?

John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row is one of my favorite novels to read and teach. I always mean to read more Steinbeck, so I decided to let my interests in memoir and travel writing guide my first selection of the summer.

Posted in Backpacking, Books, Creative Non-Fiction, Lifewriting
Dr. Amy Rubens
I'm an "ambulant scholar," and I move among several worlds. As a professor of English, I research and write for audiences within and outside of academia. As a teacher of writing, literature, and culture, I facilitate learning. As a blogger, I critique, question, and reflect. Learn more about this blog and the work I do as a professor and workplace writing consultant.

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