Grace and I standing in the exact same spot then (2005) and now (2011) after a lot of hard renovation (all of us) and growing up (her) and getting older (me).
Here is the link to an interview I did with the lovely and talented Ms. Claire, an intern at Harpur Palate. My story “Trash” appears in their latest issue as the winner of the John Gardner Memorial Prize for Fiction.
Please, can someone please inform me when something this good comes along? I thought I was in the loop of such things, but apparently not. This is a song off the Tune-Yards second collection, WHOKILL.
Can this be true:
Urban Meyer to Make $40 million Over Seven Years to Coach Ohio State
A calm, logical voice in the midst of pepper spray and batons. Here is a man that seems to understand the larger problem and propose a solution in about three minutes.
I haven’t been able to get to the page recently. Temporary, I know. But I’ve been trying to keep the doors to the creative space open somehow. Doodles fit the bill. Here’s what comes of a writer not writing but not wanting not to write. That last sentence is a work of genius. Have I mentioned I learn people writing? I do. I learn ’em good.
Conjunctions: 57 The Kin Issue
I was very excited to see my contributor’s copy of Conjunctions arrive today. Many thanks to the wonderful team that but this issue together. It’s a beautiful book. Many thanks to Bradford Morrow for including my story “Charlie Moon’s Last Performance” amongst stories and poems by so many wonderful writers (including, among others, Joyce Carol Oates, Rick Moody, Karen Russell…and my story follows fiction by Ann Beattie and precedes fiction by Peter Orner). Here are some photos:
A little poetry/video/song from Ellyn Maybe and her band.