Writers get all aboard Amtrak’s train residency program | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour | PBS | Writer, Book Reviewer, Researcher, Sunday School Teacher | Scoop.it
There’s something romantic about train travel. The stillness aboard as the landscape swiftly changes outside your window, passengers and places coming and going along the way. For many, those cramped train cars come with extra room for creativity. When writer Alexander Chee said in a recent interview that trains are his favorite place for his craft, he mused that Amtrak should offer up residencies for writers in need of a creative space. Continue reading →