A section of my novel manuscript is up at DREGINALD. A section of a different novel manuscript is in the latest Conium Review, and another section is forthcoming in Juked!
My essay, “Beautiful and Splendid,” is up at The Common.
My short story, “Service Area,” at the Rumpus (with illustrations!) Tom was on glory hole duty and Ericka was doing the dog shit, so when Crystal went on break, she went out back by herself and lay in the lettuce bags with one of the pamphlets from the Info Kiosk, a pamphlet for the Akron Zoo,[…]
The Electronic Literature Collection 3 is live, which includes my audio collage/hypertext The Silent Numbers.
Ches Smith, Craig Taborn, Matt Maneri at Trinosophes, Detroit. Some video of a previous performance here.
I picked up Victorine by Maude Hutchins after seeing her name on a list of nouveau roman writers on Wikipedia (a page I glanced at when thinking about Fra Keeler, below, but also looking for something new to read). I’d never heard of Maude Hutchins, so did some googling, surprised to find there’s not a ton of[…]
I just read Fra Keeler by Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi, a short novel I’m planning on teaching in my upper division Contemporary Forms class this fall, a lit class for creative writers that investigates notions of “the contemporary.” I’m still figuring out the thrust of the class, though I know we’ll be using Foucault’s Archaeology[…]
In thinking about new approaches to teaching creative writing, approaches that don’t rely so much on the idea of “craft” (more on this in another post) as they do on exploration, close reading, and method (or practice), I thought I’d take a look at Yoko Ono’s Grapefruit. Known as conceptual art, this collection of “event scores,” instructions[…]
Beautiful Animated GIF Poetry from Lisa Ciccarello and Emma Trithart at Poor Claudia.
Photographs by Balthazar Korab via the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog. Check it out here, including more photos of the GM Technical Center and Saarinen’s other projects. Here’s the wikipedia page and a short article linking Saarinen to the rise of the corporate campus. Credit: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Balthazar Korab Archive[…]