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Short story: The Dune by Stephen King, from The Bazaar of Bad Dreams. Highly Recommended.

Poem: Prophecy by Eileen Myles, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from April 2018. 21 more words

The Ray Bradbury Challenge

In general I think writers are not smart. They are something else and each writer can fill in a word here, but smart is not what that word is. 7 more words


Women Writers

I’m reading Eileen Myles. I didn’t know who she was, until I read an article about a “punk poet.” Two words I’m drawn to–“Punk” and “Poet.” Two words I love. 904 more words


A literary trinity

I had the privilege of attending a reading, a writing workshop, and a book talk–the first and last of which included a question-and-answer session with author, Eileen Myles. 264 more words

Frank O'Hara (read by David Sedaris) and John Ashbery on the new Paris Review podcast

The latest episode of the Paris Review’s new, eclectic podcast features a few items of interest for fans of the New York School: there are readings of poems, originally published in the Paris Review, by both Frank O’Hara and John Ashbery, along with a poem by Roberto Bolaño, whose status as a New York School fan himself I’ve written about… 165 more words

Frank O'Hara

Afterglow (A Dog Memoir)

The thing is—I’m a cat person.

It’s not that I dislike dogs—I like them a lot. But if it’s true that there are only two types of people in the world, that being cat people or dog people, I’m a cat person. 308 more words

2017 Vancouver Writers Fest

Choose Listen

A fluffy snow fell. I slept late. Tried not to feel guilty. On our walk (trusty ear buds in place) a little of my soul was restored by the smart pundits behind “Pod Save America”. 302 more words