Posts Tagged: art

Let’s String New Constellations: “As In Judy” by Rosie Garland

The first time I met Rosie Garland was on my reading tour for The Knowledge Weapon, back in 2016. She read with me in Manchester, at the university bookstore, and one poem in particular (“A Short History of Unicorns”) really

Let’s String New Constellations: “As In Judy” by Rosie Garland

The first time I met Rosie Garland was on my reading tour for The Knowledge Weapon, back in 2016. She read with me in Manchester, at the university bookstore, and one poem in particular (“A Short History of Unicorns”) really

Poetry Comics: Over The Line

So… you might ask, what exactly are poetry comics? That’s just what Over The Line sets out to show you. I think it succeeds both in addressing what constitutes this genre and in showing the plethora of shapes its iterations can

Poetry Comics: Over The Line

So… you might ask, what exactly are poetry comics? That’s just what Over The Line sets out to show you. I think it succeeds both in addressing what constitutes this genre and in showing the plethora of shapes its iterations can

Personal Psychopomp: Goethe’s “Erl-King”

While Halloween was not part of my growing-up experience, I’ve always associated the story of the Erl King with that time of year. I don’t recall when I was first introduced to this ghostly tale, it must have been fairly

Personal Psychopomp: Goethe’s “Erl-King”

While Halloween was not part of my growing-up experience, I’ve always associated the story of the Erl King with that time of year. I don’t recall when I was first introduced to this ghostly tale, it must have been fairly

It’s 10pm. Do you know where your books are?

Bookplates, especially old-school ones, are wonderful. Yet people don’t seem to use them much these days. Which, I think, says something about the value we place on books. A lot of books sold today are paperbacks and (while not necessarily

It’s 10pm. Do you know where your books are?

Bookplates, especially old-school ones, are wonderful. Yet people don’t seem to use them much these days. Which, I think, says something about the value we place on books. A lot of books sold today are paperbacks and (while not necessarily

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A Little Art Project: Bookseller Art

I’ve always had a soft spot for used book stores, and if I ever go missing I suggest that’s the first place to look, since I can spend hours at a time inspecting book shelves. The smell of old paper,

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A Little Art Project: Bookseller Art

I’ve always had a soft spot for used book stores, and if I ever go missing I suggest that’s the first place to look, since I can spend hours at a time inspecting book shelves. The smell of old paper,

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Readers in Art: Books Make You Attractive!

…fellow readers, we are art-worthy! Take a look:

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Readers in Art: Books Make You Attractive!

…fellow readers, we are art-worthy! Take a look: