You never know when you will cease having access to the archive of your past. The physical relics of your youth will eventually be lost to you. But…
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I’ve flown a lot this month – first to Key West for vacation, then to Philly to attend AWP. All this flying, accompanied by daylight savings time, has…
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I was hanging out at Dolores Park last weekend and, well, if you haven’t been to Dolores Park in San Francisco, it is mostly a huge outdoor party…
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I read Kate Zambreno’s To Write as if Already Dead late last year and, in the former half of the book, she writes what can only be described as an elegy…
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My life as a creative is dictated both by my ability to create and to share my work with readers. However, creatives also must often consider the issue…
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Yesterday, I went to the beach with my partner, a book, and a few cans of Chenin Blanc. It was warm enough to swim in the ocean, which means summer is…
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I recently went by myself to a bar to watch a 49ers playoff game. My partner had gone to visit his family and, in the absence of the person I normally…
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I picked up Vladimir by Julia May Jonas on a recommendation from another writer whose literary tastes align closely with my own. I hadn’t seen the cover…
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I’ve just finished Jessica Au’s novel, Cold Enough for Snow, which won the inaugural Novel Prize run by London-based Fitzcarraldo Editions, Australian…
There was recently a ~discourse~ on Twitter regarding novel word count, particularly the word count one must aspire to in order to become commercially…