recommended reading

Recommended Reading #2

Goddessmode, a small anthology of videogame writing by women and non-binary writers Corium Magazine, Issue 20 “The Grifted” by Jac Jemc “There Is No Map for Grief: On the Work of Art” by Lidia Yuknavitch “Aubade with a Broken Neck” by Traci Brimhall “What Do We Have in Our Pockets?” by Etgar Keret “Beginnings: New York” by Ocean Vuong “Secretaries…

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anecdotes, updates, writing about writers

Basic Space

I decorated my desk at work, which is unusual. In terms of personal living space, I prefer things simple and often unadorned. Truthfully, I am just not very cognizant of the arrangement of objects around me and how they look next to each other. I don’t like giving myself more to clean and organize. I am quick to discard anything…

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carousels

Carousel #18

The Millions covers a long list of upcoming books in 2014. Like I don’t have enough in my to-read pile already. This dialect quiz got passed around the internet quite a bit recently. I took it and was surprised how easily it picked out the Ft. Lauderdale/Miami/Pembroke Pines areas for me. Extremely exact. I guess using the term “sunshower” gave…

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updates

Small Stories, Small Spaces

I am not going to launch into a reintroduction or make excuses because I promised I wouldn’t last time. I will just say things as they are. A few months ago, I was asked to help read submissions for Keyhole Magazine, which I happily agreed to. They now have a new online portion to the magazine and it’s worth a…

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carousels

Carousel #16

Perfect for the holidays, here is Emily Dickinson’s recipe for gingerbread. Special thanks to my dear friend Caitlin for this find: Tori Amos talks about how poetry has inspired her and recites “Lady Lazarus” by Sylvia Plath. Very eloquent and moving interview. The lovely people at Foxing Quarterly are looking for submissions for their next issue. Deadline is the new year! Get…

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