Valya Dudycz Lupescu

Writer, fueled by coffee

31 August, 2016
by Valya

Quick update…

Summer is nearly over (and I have yet to write about the adventures and catch up on all the things), like the successful second annual Wyrd Words workshop: While it was full and happy, I’m eager for the renewed routine … Continue reading

30 December, 2014
by Valya

Winter Light in New York City

I first heard about Yara Arts Group over a decade ago, when I read about its founding director, Virlana Tkacz, traveling to villages deep in the Carpathian mountains to record ancient pre-Christian winter solstice rituals and songs. In an essay … Continue reading

13 August, 2013
by Valya

Coffee and Adventures: The Indy AFP House Party

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller Yesterday morning I joined Madeline and Sean on another of our road-trips in Madeline’s orange Element, caravanning with Maura, Tina, and Mindy to Indianapolis … Continue reading