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wxw: tomales bay 2014

Just a few weeks ago I was driving out of San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge while debating with Andre Dubus III and Kwame Dawes… 172 more words

Craft Of Writing

like bad whiskey

“And don’t go taking that gospel stuff seriously, It’s nice to clean you out now and then, but it ain’t for real. It’s like bad whiskey. 19 more words


At’s only a slide guitar

“Look at you two. You just as crazy as you can be. Look at you. Crying over some people didn’t never really die. ‘At’s only a slide guitar and some stupid people can’t make a living no other way ‘cept acting the fool in front of people like you.”

— Dorothy Allison, Gospel Song, Trash


New story published by Drunken Boat

Photo by Shanna Washburn, taken at Bumbershoot

I’ve been meaning to make this post for a little bit now, but didn’t get around to it (there’s some strange squeamishness around self-promotion that I’ve got, that I need to get over). 709 more words

Death Of The Author