A short story
During the day my parents tried to carry on as they always had. I was impressed by the aplomb with which they behaved, "for the child's sake." Their ability to deceive, to be utterly different by day and by night, carved itself into my soul.
Each year writers are finding refuge on university campuses in ever increasing numbers. What the writers, and the universities, get out of these encounters is described by Donald Hall, a poet, critic, and editor who now teaches English at the University of Michigan.
Now a Junior Fellow in the Society of Fellows at Harvard, DONALD HALL was previously at Christ Church, Oxford. His book of poems, Exiles and Marriages, was published in this country in Woo.