Strangers Collide: the Flowers of Anti-Martyrdom

Another keeper from McSweeney’s fabulous poetry series, Dorian Geisler’s Flowers of Anti-Martyrdom is really fun to read. Like all books in the series, it is handsomely bound and has a great cover, plus contents that you’ll want to read twice,

Strangers Collide: the Flowers of Anti-Martyrdom

Another keeper from McSweeney’s fabulous poetry series, Dorian Geisler’s Flowers of Anti-Martyrdom is really fun to read. Like all books in the series, it is handsomely bound and has a great cover, plus contents that you’ll want to read twice,

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Life after Suicide: The Whetting Stone

Taylor Mali’s brand-new chapbook The Whetting Stone (2017 Rattle Chapbook Prize Winner) deals with the aftermath of his wife’s suicide.  

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Life after Suicide: The Whetting Stone

Taylor Mali’s brand-new chapbook The Whetting Stone (2017 Rattle Chapbook Prize Winner) deals with the aftermath of his wife’s suicide.  

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Reading Mary Gaitskill’s Bad Behavior

I just finished Mary Gaitskill’s short story collection Bad Behavior. This is a book I came across fairly at random: I found this one in my local little free library in Bochum, Germany yesterday. 

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Reading Mary Gaitskill’s Bad Behavior

I just finished Mary Gaitskill’s short story collection Bad Behavior. This is a book I came across fairly at random: I found this one in my local little free library in Bochum, Germany yesterday. 

AWP, Sewanee, & a Review

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
So far, 2017 has been a whirlwind of sorts, and I’m still working on getting Internet service at my new place, so this will be short and sweet. This spring I got to take…

AWP, Sewanee, & a Review

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
So far, 2017 has been a whirlwind of sorts, and I’m still working on getting Internet service at my new place, so this will be short and sweet. This spring I got to take…

Look – over there!

…yep, my first blog post for 2017 just happened on my other blog. Take a stroll over there to read about my 2016 book tour and some other things. Upcoming things, too.

Look – over there!

…yep, my first blog post for 2017 just happened on my other blog. Take a stroll over there to read about my 2016 book tour and some other things. Upcoming things, too.

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.

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

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

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

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,

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…

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…

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…