Yes, the road.

Yes, the road.
Eagle Nest, New Mexico. “People like to drive because driving is actually and symbolically an almost perfect mechanism for escape…there is probably no human being who does not have troubles, real or imagined, from which he at times feels the need to flee.” George R. Stewart.

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We own a 1975 GMC Sierra Grande 15 in Maine and a 1986 Chevrolet Custom Deluxe 10 in West Texas. Also a pair of 1997 Volvo 850 wagons. Average age in the fleet is 28 years--we're recycling. I've published 3 novels: THE LAW OF DREAMS (2006), THE O'BRIENS (2012), and CARRY ME (2016). Also 2 short story collections: NIGHT DRIVING(1987) and TRAVELLING LIGHT (2013). More of my literary life is at www.peterbehrens.org I was a Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study for 2012-13. I'm an adjunct professor at Colorado College and in the MFA program at Queens University of Charlotte. In 2015-16 I was a Fellow at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The Autoliterate office is in Car Talk Plaza in Harvard Square, 2 floors above Dewey Cheatem & Howe. SUBSCRIBE TO THE AUTOLITERATE DAILY EMAIL by hitting the button to the right.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Artists' Living Working Space in the other Brookl(i)n: For Sale Cheap

Yes it's a project. But this wonderful building at the top of Center Harbor in Brooklin, Maine has been unsold for too long. Listed for $299k but it's been on the market a while. The Oddfellows Hall has great views of the prettiest harbor in Maine. Our friend Chris Baker had his studio in there for years. They poured a new foundation a couple of years ago and drains and septic are new. I have no interest in this building other than wanting to see it used and loved again: it's definitely the most striking building in town, and it deserves a tune-up and some imaginative new owners.













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