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Whosoever Has Let a Minotaur Enter Them (Emily Carr)

First of all, if you’ve never read any of the books from McSweeney’s Poetry Series, you’ve been missing out.

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Whosoever Has Let a Minotaur Enter Them (Emily Carr)

First of all, if you’ve never read any of the books from McSweeney’s Poetry Series, you’ve been missing out.

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Welcome to October!

Hello fair reader, it’s been a while — I’ve been busy looking for work (lots), reading (lots), writing (lots), looking for an apartment, and doing what feels like a bazillion things at the same time. One of those bazillion things

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Welcome to October!

Hello fair reader, it’s been a while — I’ve been busy looking for work (lots), reading (lots), writing (lots), looking for an apartment, and doing what feels like a bazillion things at the same time. One of those bazillion things

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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

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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

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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,

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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,

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