My Weightless Anchor
What happened to the inspired girl who poured over books and poems, attended readings, and got excited about an empty blue book, just waiting to be filled?
Gerald Stern: A Remembrance
Though he is not dead. A meditation on mortality and memory.
D is for Dictionary(snackable)
My husband got me a dictionary for Christmas. Unlike most people, I actually find this thrilling.
The Crunchable Colloquium(snackable)
This actually happened! There was a cake and everything!
Un-Binary Stories: Writing in Flux and on Skin
The Armadillo and The Skunk
I like to think of Crunchable and our online writing community in the same way as I do these two poets’ friendship, though without the alcoholism, frequent hospitalizations, divorces, or the troublesome bother of carbon paper.
The Lion, the Witch, and the Backwoods Southern Preacher
Despite their obvious contrasts, these two authors shared a common insight into the human condition that is especially apt in our own age of antiheroes.
The Reluctant Muggle(snackable)
I can’t even remember exactly when I first learned of the wildly popular Harry Potter series of novels and its subsequent franchise of movies, theme park attractions, and assorted merchandise. All I know is that I quickly decided that I hated the whole enterprise.
Finite Time and Words
In 1983, I was born into this world at two pounds, one ounce, and Sam D’Allesandro published a book entitled Slippery Sins – which I had just bought online for $260.
I Have Never Been a Romantic
The distance between city and countryside is greater than what milestones measure.