Wise words from Lisa Romeo: "I constantly try to remind myself that people don't read creative nonfiction because they care about what happened to me, but because they care about whether what happened to me might have some meaning for them."
And a cute idea from Creative Nonfiction: a "virtual summer yard sale." Check out the loot: journal issues, books, and more. Go visit before July 31, when the sale ends.
You don't often find poetry on the science blogs. But the New York Times's TierneyLab recently profiled poet Kimiko Hahn, whose next collection (coming from Norton in 2010) is titled Toxic Flora and "is filled with poems inspired by articles in Science Times."