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Hush Hush, by Steven Barthelme

I am not a little adult. I am ten. I am a child and I expect to be treated as a child […] I expect to be bought ice cream cones and talked to stupid and left lone. […] Many

cat-nacho-mod

Hush Hush, by Steven Barthelme

I am not a little adult. I am ten. I am a child and I expect to be treated as a child […] I expect to be bought ice cream cones and talked to stupid and left lone. […] Many

Serbian translation of "Dotter of her Father's Eyes"

Daddies, Daughters, Dancers: Dotter of her Father’s Eyes

Free comic book day (always the 1st Saturday in May) usually means that my preferred local comic book shop has a big sale, as well as giving out a lot of free comics. Earlier today, I dug deep in the long,

Serbian translation of "Dotter of her Father's Eyes"

Daddies, Daughters, Dancers: Dotter of her Father’s Eyes

Free comic book day (always the 1st Saturday in May) usually means that my preferred local comic book shop has a big sale, as well as giving out a lot of free comics. Earlier today, I dug deep in the long,

“Is this You?” & other Musings

May 2nd. Time for an update. Seriously time for an update. If we were having coffee (ideally an iced T-Bones cold brew with almond milk), I’d tell you about yesterday. The last day of classes. I was at work, working

“Is this You?” & other Musings

May 2nd. Time for an update. Seriously time for an update. If we were having coffee (ideally an iced T-Bones cold brew with almond milk), I’d tell you about yesterday. The last day of classes. I was at work, working

Two New Poems: “When to Raise Hat” and “The Gospel of Wolf”

The lovely folks over at Product picked up some of my work, — “When to Raise Hat” (a handy guide on when to raise your hat) and “The Gospel of Wolf” (more about wolves than hats). You can read the

Two New Poems: “When to Raise Hat” and “The Gospel of Wolf”

The lovely folks over at Product picked up some of my work, — “When to Raise Hat” (a handy guide on when to raise your hat) and “The Gospel of Wolf” (more about wolves than hats). You can read the

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Life = Mixed Pickles & Liquorice Allsorts

Happy Poetry Month, again, fair reader. It’s been a busy month, and a real mixed bag —

cousins

Life = Mixed Pickles & Liquorice Allsorts

Happy Poetry Month, again, fair reader. It’s been a busy month, and a real mixed bag —

Memorious at AWP: A Guide to Contributor Book Signings

Many of our readers and contributors are headed to the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference in Minneapolis this upcoming week. In the past, we have hosted a bookfair table and a variety of both official and offsite…

Memorious at AWP: A Guide to Contributor Book Signings

Many of our readers and contributors are headed to the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference in Minneapolis this upcoming week. In the past, we have hosted a bookfair table and a variety of both official and offsite…

New Poem: “More Dates for Kay (1952)” by Annette C. Boehm

Originally posted on romcompom:
More Dates for Kay (1952) I’ve had my share of dating slumps. Every girl has them! Now is the time to invest in good underarm deodorant. Brush those teeth harder. Whiten them with berries. Drop the…

New Poem: “More Dates for Kay (1952)” by Annette C. Boehm

Originally posted on romcompom:
More Dates for Kay (1952) I’ve had my share of dating slumps. Every girl has them! Now is the time to invest in good underarm deodorant. Brush those teeth harder. Whiten them with berries. Drop the…

Get Ready for National Poetry Month!

Well, it’s been a busy time over here — but I’ve finished my PhD, and now I’m ready for NaPoMo! The rather excellent New Welsh Review published two of my poems in their latest print issue (issue 107). Online, there’ll

Get Ready for National Poetry Month!

Well, it’s been a busy time over here — but I’ve finished my PhD, and now I’m ready for NaPoMo! The rather excellent New Welsh Review published two of my poems in their latest print issue (issue 107). Online, there’ll

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George S. Schuyler’s “Black No More” (1931)

During my preparation for my exam on modernism, I also read a few things about the Harlem Renaissance, and it was in one of those that I came across a mention of Black No More by George S. Schuyler. The two-sentence summary

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George S. Schuyler’s “Black No More” (1931)

During my preparation for my exam on modernism, I also read a few things about the Harlem Renaissance, and it was in one of those that I came across a mention of Black No More by George S. Schuyler. The two-sentence summary

first issue of Wheatley and Hempel's "Mars"

Mars and Buddhists and That.

It’s February. And it’s raining cats, goats, and paper cranes. It’s been a while since my last post, so I wanted to give a quick update. Since the last post happened, I’ve taken and passed my written exams for my

first issue of Wheatley and Hempel's "Mars"

Mars and Buddhists and That.

It’s February. And it’s raining cats, goats, and paper cranes. It’s been a while since my last post, so I wanted to give a quick update. Since the last post happened, I’ve taken and passed my written exams for my

New Poem: edge (a sonnet triptych)

The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts recently picked up a triptych of word-sonnets I wrote, and it’s now live: 

New Poem: edge (a sonnet triptych)

The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts recently picked up a triptych of word-sonnets I wrote, and it’s now live: 

The Biography of a Poetry (Goldensohn / Bishop)

Goldensohn, Lorrie. Elizabeth Bishop: The Biography of a Poetry. New York: Columbia University Press, 1992. Print.  Rather than writing a biography of Elizabeth Bishop, Lorrie Goldensohn sets out to trace the development of Bishop’s poetry. This may sound technical, but

The Biography of a Poetry (Goldensohn / Bishop)

Goldensohn, Lorrie. Elizabeth Bishop: The Biography of a Poetry. New York: Columbia University Press, 1992. Print.  Rather than writing a biography of Elizabeth Bishop, Lorrie Goldensohn sets out to trace the development of Bishop’s poetry. This may sound technical, but