Amtrak has begun offering a small number of writers residencies allowing participants to take free round-trip train rides for the purpose of writing, though company officials have stressed that plans to roll out the program on a larger scale remain tentative. What do you think?
“I’m an accountant, but I bet I could fool Amtrak into a free ride by wearing a turtleneck and looking sullenly out the window.”
Ali Klugman • Accountant
“Oh boy, I hope I see Joyce Carol Oates on the way to Philadelphia!”
Richard Shelle • Tree Planter
“Yeah, but for proofreading, nothing beats Greyhound.”
Chris Gorman • Magazine Editor