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The Movement, Vol 1: Class Warfare

Hello y’all, I’m back! The book tour was such good fun, with stops in Hattiesburg, MS, Cardiff (Wales), Manchester, London, and Birmingham (England) — I’ll write a proper post about it all once I get my hands on some photos

movem_cv5

The Movement, Vol 1: Class Warfare

Hello y’all, I’m back! The book tour was such good fun, with stops in Hattiesburg, MS, Cardiff (Wales), Manchester, London, and Birmingham (England) — I’ll write a proper post about it all once I get my hands on some photos

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Wonder Woman and Mango Street

I may have spent the past couple of weeks traveling, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been reading, so here’s what I’d like to share with y’all today:   Two very different books — The Secret History of Wonder Woman,

wonderwoman-lepore

Wonder Woman and Mango Street

I may have spent the past couple of weeks traveling, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been reading, so here’s what I’d like to share with y’all today:   Two very different books — The Secret History of Wonder Woman,

Giveaway & TAP

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
Just a quick heads-up that Bare Fiction is doing a Goodreads giveaway for The Knowledge Weapon, so if you’re in Great Britain (or have a mailing address there), you can try for your own…

Giveaway & TAP

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
Just a quick heads-up that Bare Fiction is doing a Goodreads giveaway for The Knowledge Weapon, so if you’re in Great Britain (or have a mailing address there), you can try for your own…

We Have Touchdown!

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
Today, the longest day of the year, my maternal grandmother would have celebrated her 90th birthday. And today, a familiar brown breadbox stopped in our street to drop off my copies of The Knowledge…

We Have Touchdown!

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
Today, the longest day of the year, my maternal grandmother would have celebrated her 90th birthday. And today, a familiar brown breadbox stopped in our street to drop off my copies of The Knowledge…

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Frank O’Hara Celebrates Dancing at a Gay Bar

Originally posted on Locus Solus: The New York School of Poets:
In the midst of all the horror and great sadness about the tragedy that occurred in Orlando last night at the gay bar Pulse, I keep thinking of a poem Frank O’Hara…

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Frank O’Hara Celebrates Dancing at a Gay Bar

Originally posted on Locus Solus: The New York School of Poets:
In the midst of all the horror and great sadness about the tragedy that occurred in Orlando last night at the gay bar Pulse, I keep thinking of a poem Frank O’Hara…

Free Book Preview

Well, just over a month to go until the official release date for The Knowledge Weapon. As of today, you can download a free preview of the book — I’m glad that Bare Fiction decided to … Source: Free Book

Free Book Preview

Well, just over a month to go until the official release date for The Knowledge Weapon. As of today, you can download a free preview of the book — I’m glad that Bare Fiction decided to … Source: Free Book

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James Weldon Johnson’s Ex-Colored Man

I’m not sure where this little book came from / how it ended up on my shelf, but I’m glad it did. This somewhat abridged version of James Weldon Johnson’s Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (first published in 1912) was made

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James Weldon Johnson’s Ex-Colored Man

I’m not sure where this little book came from / how it ended up on my shelf, but I’m glad it did. This somewhat abridged version of James Weldon Johnson’s Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (first published in 1912) was made

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Portraits Out of Focus: Family History

I spent the past few days with this lovely copy of Vita Sackville-West’s Family History (1933). Note the copyright restriction warning on the front cover: “Not to be introduced into the British Empire and U.S.A.”

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Portraits Out of Focus: Family History

I spent the past few days with this lovely copy of Vita Sackville-West’s Family History (1933). Note the copyright restriction warning on the front cover: “Not to be introduced into the British Empire and U.S.A.”

(Not) An Easter Poem

I realize by most people, this isn’t thought of as an Easter poem, really, since it was written with a different, specific historical moment in mind (namely the end of WW1), but when I think of spring, and of life

(Not) An Easter Poem

I realize by most people, this isn’t thought of as an Easter poem, really, since it was written with a different, specific historical moment in mind (namely the end of WW1), but when I think of spring, and of life

Spring has Sprung

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
Happy spring, everyone! Look for new poems of mine in these handsome journals: Under the Radar, issue 16, February 2016 (available through Nine Arches Press) and Pittsburgh Poetry Review, issue 2. The poem in…

Spring has Sprung

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
Happy spring, everyone! Look for new poems of mine in these handsome journals: Under the Radar, issue 16, February 2016 (available through Nine Arches Press) and Pittsburgh Poetry Review, issue 2. The poem in…

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Of Optoomuchistic Woofs and Governesses

This is the whole purpose of museums, of course. One does not merely go to collect facts and souvenirs and picture postcards, but to enlarge one’s notion of all that has been, and all that is, and all that might

ashton9

Of Optoomuchistic Woofs and Governesses

This is the whole purpose of museums, of course. One does not merely go to collect facts and souvenirs and picture postcards, but to enlarge one’s notion of all that has been, and all that is, and all that might