Something Small and Something Big

Something Small and Something Big

:: My writing partner and I spent 5 full days, from sun up till way after sun down only doing one thing: revising our novel projects. We were fiercely focused. Something Small I had a pen case, a round tube of turquoise fabric with a zipper across the top, that served...
Writing Roundup: February 2015

Writing Roundup: February 2015

:: This month’s roundup of writing I’ve published around the internet.  This post introduces a new monthly series of posts on my blog: the roundup of writing I’ve published around the internet during the previous month. Not included here are posts...
Love Poem

Love Poem

:: I saw a tweet come across my feed today that Tom Sleigh is doing a reading a bookstore near Harvard. (I live nowhere near Harvard.) I took a poetry workshop with Tom Sleigh a million years ago at Johns Hopkins where I got my master’s in creative writing. He...
On Not Writing

On Not Writing

:: Since NTTs are no less driven or intelligent or educated than their tenure-track colleagues, what do we do with our creative energies? Recently, I was having a heart-to-heart-over-coffee in order to avoid grading papers with a colleague of mine. She said that she...