In 2016, we were awarded the Visiting Fellowship to spend a month researching and writing at The American Library in Paris!
We launched Lofty Ambitions on July 1, 2010 to focus on aviation and space exploration, science, and writing as a couple. We post something every Wednesday and have since the blog’s inception.
Anna Leahy is the author of Tumor (forthcoming from Bloomsbury), Aperture (Shearsman), and Constituents of Matter, which won the Wick Poetry Prize. She serves as Director of Tabula Poetica, including the annual fall reading series. See more info at www.amleahy.com.
Douglas Dechow co-authored The Craft of Librarian Instruction and SQUEAK: A Quick Trip to Objectland, co-edited Intertwingled: The Work and Life of Ted Nelson, and is the Science Librarian at Chapman University. Doug was awarded a scholarship at the Norman Mailer Center to work on his novel and a scholarship to attend the Digital Humanities Summer Institute. See more info at www.douglasdechow.com.
Together, our articles appear in The Atlantic, Fifth Wednesday Journal, and Curator and the book Bombs Away. We’ve been awarded writing residencies together at the Dorland Mountain Arts Colony and at Ragdale. We’re always up to something!