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I’m a New York based writer and an English professor at CUNY. I’ve been researching and writing about notebooks and note-taking for the past two decades. Now, I’m excited to share the most interesting, inspiring, and unique notes with you.
Every week, I’ll send a newsletter focused on a particular note-taker with an overview of their note-taking life, inspiring quotes, archival photos, and meditations on what I’ve learned from their notes. Recent favorites include posts on Beatrix Potter, Kurt Cobain, and Marginalia: 5 Ways to Write in your Books.
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