Bette Ann Moskowitz
I meet the world pen first. I’m a fiction writer in a non-fiction cloak, and an essayist wearing a fiction hat. I have always written in the gully between tragedy and comedy. What’s funny at the funeral, what’s sad at the circus? You have to read if you want to write. My favorite writers are the Bronte sisters and the brothers Grimm, Emily Dickinson, Anton Chekhov, Stanley Elkin and James Joyce.
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“Overheard In Transit,” NY Times, 7/85
“Never Mind Those Lawn, I like Pavement,” NY Times 7/85
“It All Began With Being Gaunt,” NY Times 11/83;
“A Valentine Nobody Could Love,” NY Times 2/83
“#32 Goes To Bat,” NY Times, 7/82
“Literary Spinach/Literary Pleasure: The Diaries of Dawn Powell and My Home is Far Away by Dawn Powell; American Book Review, April-May 1996.
The Letter Left To Me by The Letter Left To Me”by Joseph McElroy, The Review of Contemporary Fiction, Spring, 1990
E. L. Konigsburg, Up From Jericho Tel, Publisher’s Weekly, 4/86
Edna O’Brien’s Girls In Their Married Bliss, Women’s Week, 12/77;
“Hippopotamus” Sunlit Publications and Podcast, June, 2018
“Gwyn’s Story,” Short Fiction By Women (Issue #6, 1994) – Nominated for a Pushcart Prize
“Tessie’s Night,” Appearances, 1987