Books Acquired Recently: AWP Edition

This morning I got back from the 2019 Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) conference in Portland. It was a fantastic time! I saw some authors that I love and encountered some new writers whose work I cannot wait to check out. As usual when I go to conferences, the bookfair was a highlightContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: AWP Edition”

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Books Acquired Recently: Birthday Edition

I turned 39 on Thursday and got two books as gifts. Choi, Franny. Floating, Brilliant, Gone. Austin, TX: Write Bloody Publishing, 2014. I tore through this collection over the past two days. It is excellent! Feminist and queer. One neat feature is that some of the poems are illustrated; it’s neo-Blakean. Dunn, Mark. Ella MinnowContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Birthday Edition”

Books Acquired Recently

I’m currently working on a memoir project that is in large part about my Mennonite upbringing. I bought all three of these books as resources. Caws, Peter, and Stefani Jones, eds. Religious Upbringing and the Costs of Freedom: Personal and Philosophical Essays. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010. MacKendrick, Karmen. Failing Desire. Albany: StateContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently

Cameron, Julia. The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity. 25th Anniversary Edition. New York: TarcherPerigree, 2016. A colleague is working through the exercises in this book and recommended it to me. I have been thinking more and more about writing as a kind of spiritual discipline over the past year and look forwardContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”