Madeline Art
Contributing Reporter
Author Archive
Blurbs: WKND’s Favorite Childhood Books

When I was four years old, I memorized Ludwig Bemelmans’ “Madeline.” I could recite it cover-to-cover, and I did, for any adult who would listen. […]

First Position

“When I grow up,” I wrote for a first-grade assignment, “I want to be a ballerina.” At this point I was taking one ballet class […]

PERSONAL ESSAY: Selective Reflections

The Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts has never been bombed, which means it has fulfilled its founding purpose. In the 1950s, as the threat […]

(Taylor’s Version)

Last Thursday night, we gathered around the corner of our kitchen table at 11:50, counting down the minutes until midnight. We were our 6-year-old selves, […]