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Teaching, Writing, Acting

I think there’s a reason that so many writers teach, and teachers write, and not only an economic reason.

As I’ve written before, writers find it necessary both to “show” and to “tell,” both to gift-wrap some knowledge–requiring the reader to do the work of unwrapping it–and to open-handedly bequeath other knowledge. 297 more words


April, May, and Beyond

Forgive me for the extreme tardiness in posting this, my last entry as a first-year blogger for The MFA Years. The end of the semester proved daunting as I put the wraps on probably the toughest semester of my program. 1,012 more words


Performing Poets

Imagine you’re a young chef, about to leave Le Cordon Bleu after having studied under some of the best gastronomers the world has to offer, and, just as you’re sent off to practice your art, you realize that nobody taught you the proper way to set a table. 1,678 more words


to come

I come to you with open broken hands, cracked down the center and soft in places you cannot see.
I come to you with means to plead and reasons to leave. 25 more words

True Thought


Oh! What wondrous revelations you protect in hundred year old halls of stone. The ghosts of artists long dead and admirers long returned to their homes linger around the corners of the galleries. 37 more words

365 Days

Thesis Blog

I’ve been keeping a Tumblr to document my MFA thesis since this past fall. It’s a collection of experiments, inspirations and ideas. It’s becoming a pretty extensive archive of art; better to share it with more than just my professors. 7 more words