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Margot Harrison

Margot Harrison

Margot Harrison is the Associate Editor at Seven Days; she coordinates literary and film coverage. In 2005, she won the John D. Donoghue award for arts criticism from the Vermont Press Association.
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    • Mixing It Up
    • Mixing It Up

      Trying some of Burlington's most creative cocktails
      Fans of Canadian comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall may recall an old sketch called "Girl Drink Drunk," in which a teetotaling businessman…
    • Taste the Terroir
    • Taste the Terroir

      The Hot List: Summer Preview
      Click here for more Summer 2008 Hot List picks. On a Mediterranean-style July day, when haze smears the Adirondacks and thickets burst with berries,…
    • Word Nerds

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      Have you ever known a guy who shotgunned so hard trying to get shredded that he developed bitch tits? How many cups of coffee did…
    • A Passage to India Song

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      One of the screens in Burlington's Roxy Theater frames an image as carefully composed as a painting. A woman and two young men recline side…
    • Critical Conditions

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      Writers, has someone's reaction to your work ever made you want to sink into the ground? If so, you're in good company. Grace Paley used…
    • On the Same Page

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      Given its focus on all things verbal, it's appropriate that the second annual Burlington Book Festival opened with a politician confused by a pun. Last…
    • Sympathetic Verses

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      We tend to make certain assumptions about political poetry: that it's doctrinaire, one-sided, humorless. Maybe it's the result of hearing too much doggerel read at…
    • Lit Happens

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      On July 3, some local writers and readers checked their inboxes and found a piece of sad news. "I'm writing to inform you that The…
    • In Country

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      Thanks to the antics of Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie playing spoiled rich girls shoveling manure in the boonies, the phrase "the simple life" is…
    • Authors! Authors!

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      "Book groupies are like bird watchers. We collect author sightings for a life list," said Caroline DeMaio, Danville School librarian and former owner of Northern…
    • Intelligence Design

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      During World War II, an impulsive, artistic young woman named Lily Sergueiew fled occupied France to live near friends in England. From there she began…
    • The Passion of the Assassin

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      It's 2109. Humanity has colonized the moon and Mars, but all is not well in space, or on Earth, for that matter. War rages between…
    • Look Back in Ansgar's

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      Plenty of people die and leave their heirs stocks and bonds, family heirlooms or cluttered houses, but rare are those who leave pure possibilities. Francis…
    • Beyond Blame

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      Every woman has known a Bad Boy. He may wear a leather jacket or a letter jacket, and he's always way too good with words…
    • Regional Reads

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      Have you ever wondered how many novels portray Bennington College as a den of depravity? How many coming-of-age tales wind around the Lamoille River? Whether…
    • Kipling Convergence

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      Most people associate Rudyard Kipling with exotic settings: The Jungle Books' wild Seeonee Hills, the colonial battlefields of "Gunga Din" or the African riverside where…
    • Greek Speak

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      Let's sit back for a second and imagine bestselling bumper stickers for the class of 2020. "Tinky-Winky Is My Co-Pilot." "I Flunked Out of Hogwarts."…
    • Out of South Africa

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      What would it be like to have a perfect memory -- to be incapable of filtering one's past through a haze of nostalgia? Worse, what…
    • Word on the Streets

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      Have you always wanted to declaim from a soapbox? This may be your chance. The organizers of the first annual Burlington Literary Festival are currently…
    • The Other Side of the Story

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      There's a revealing moment in Nancy Welch's just-released story collection, The Road From Prosperity, when a young man who writes copy for college catalogues gets…
    • Perennial Poet

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      For some time now, I have / lived anonymously," Jean L. Connor writes in her first collection of poetry, A Cartography of Peace. "No one…
    • Autobio Hazards

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      Check out the ever-expanding Biography section of any bookstore, and you'll see a selection of personal memoirs with self-deprecating, often self-explanatory titles: Fat Girl, Welfare…
    • Warm Weather Words

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      If you've been putting off buying that Mother's Day card, you might find inspiration in the 20th-anniversary issue of Visit'n, an annual compilation of oral…

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 -- Seven Days
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