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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Brooklin, Maine, United States
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 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.

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Flintstone Ride: VW Squareback: Carrol Gardens, Brooklyn

"I find myself taking pics of cars- the Volkswagen--flat back/ I think it was called [Squareback, in USA] is the first car with fuel injection electronic on the pancake motor. I had a beige one in NYC yrs ago- dubbed the flintstone ride due to the never working start motor - had a few adventures with that one in the Bronx ....! Photo in Carroll gdns, Bklyn 
My love to y'all -  I'm off to abandoned lighthouse in Finland where I'll be teaching workshop w grad students for 2 weeks. I'm thinking Robert Wilson - like camp...:)--" pq

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