Why I Like Writing Book Reviews

Why I Like Writing Book Reviews

:: Even when I don’t love a book, I learn something. Reading for work is still reading. And reading is bliss. Every month, I have at least three books that I am required to read for work. I write book reviews for a magazine, I write book reviews for this blog,*...
Poem: Hunted

Poem: Hunted

:: Today’s poem is brought to you by my younger self who was already wildly disillusioned with men, and by Sir Thomas Wyatt. Hunted after Wyatt You’re not the first to try his hand in my pursuit. Though one came close, outlasted all the rest, even he begged off...
Two Photographs: Sky

Two Photographs: Sky

:: Sometimes, I think we should spend more time looking up. Here’s what I saw one week, when I just looked up a little more. A sky on fire. A tree that seemed dead. But wasn’t.  
Iron Baby

Iron Baby

:: Kids do amazing things. They are constantly surprising. I don’t write much about my kids on my blog. I write a little more about them on social media, and even then I never share their names. As a semi-semi-semi-semi-public figure, I want to keep my...
Peak Belichick

Peak Belichick

:: We find ourselves repulsed yet oddly admiring of people who are able to do all of these terrible things while remaining completely unscathed. Author’s Note: This blog post is co-authored by Mr. Zane Cottlesworth (newly on Twitter as @MrCottlesworth). I...
Cover Reveal: The Complete Legal Writer

Cover Reveal: The Complete Legal Writer

:: Alexa and I begged her: Do you have any art? Like, anything? That we can have (for free)? Maybe, like, a tree? Over the last two years, my friend and former colleague Alexa Chew and I have been writing a book. It’s going to press very soon. We worked closely...
Poem: Unbound

Poem: Unbound

:: I feel unrepentant in the face of my fear eroding and tearing apace all I’ve clenched in me since I received these gifts, cold, bone-sharp and blue. Unbound Your emotional quotient is lacking, you say. (Can’t you see the stale wound, the old nail breeding wicked...