Gypsy in Paris: novel research and Jazz Manouche at L’atelier Charonne in Quail Bell Magazine

My lovely friend Jessica Suzanne Reidy just published an article Gypsy in Paris: novel research and Jazz Manouche at L’atelier Charonne in Quail Bell Magazine that included a great night we spent together listening to Gypsy music, “Gypsy in Paris: novel research and Jazz Manouche at L’atelier Charonne.”

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I’m so excited that my Paris Gypsy Jazz bar travelogue is in Quail Bell Magazine. I just came back from a fantastic work/play adventure that began in the much re-blogged Cambridge Writers’ Workshop‘s infamous Yoga and Writing Retreat at the Château de Verderonne in Picardy, France, at which I was both a participant and a visiting professor. That then transitioned beautifully into about a week of solo research in Paris. The only way I could think to express this experience was sampling my journal, gushing over the most wonderful little Gypsy Jazz bar, L’atelier Charonne, and putting in a little Paris-photo gallery for this little piece. I know I can’t do it justice, but it was nice to take a shot at it. I was also lucky to see a bunch of friends in France– Gina La Piana, Antonia Alexandra Klimenko, the CWW femme fatales 

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