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Connie Pan

Connie Pan is a writer and editor from Maui, Hawai‘i. She earned an MFA in fiction from West Virginia University and a BA in creative writing from Grand Valley State University. Her writing has appeared in Bamboo Ridge, Carve, HelloGiggles, PRISM International, The Billfold, and elsewhere. An excerpt from her novel-in-progress was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Instagram: @csnpan Twitter: @panlikepeter

Reading Goals With My Accountability Group

One reader who decided to form a reading accountability group writes about the process, the experience, and the chosen books.

Falling Into My First Book Club

A reader on the positive experience of participating in her first book club, and the importance of that virtual, bookish connection.

Submerging Myself In Poetry For The Sealey Challenge

A reader recounts the poignant experience of participating in the Sealey Challenge, reading poetry every day throughout August.

Falling Into My First Book Club

A reader on the positive experience of participating in her first book club, and the importance of that virtual, bookish connection.

On Memorizing Poetry

On the beauty and power of memorizing poetry. Why one reader has found such joy in this literary act.

Will You Join The Sealey Challenge?

Participate in #TheSealeyChallenge by reading a poetry chapbook or full-length collection a day for 31 days, and share your reads with the hashtag.

Remembering My Literary Landmarks In Livermore, California

Bookish Stops on the Southern Route

A road trip lets one couple ease into their new lives—one bookish landmark, mile, city, and state at a time. 

How 5 Quotes From WOMEN AT WORK Spoke To My New Beginning

A writer and reader shares quotes from WOMEN AT WORK that directly addressed moments and aspects of her office and creative lives.

New Independent Bookstores In Old Homes

A reader keeps up with the indie bookstore scenes in the places where she used to live, and talks about some favorite spots.