Books Acquired Recently: Duke Sale Edition

I recently ordered a few more books from Duke University Press because they had a 50% off sale for most of May. Two of them came in the mail yesterday. Crawley, Ashton C. The Lonely Letters. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2020. This book got on my radar via a promotional email, and I decidedContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Duke Sale Edition”

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Books Acquired Recently: Mostly Mennonite, Mostly Canadian, Mostly Poetry Edition

Carter, Terry Ann. Haiku in Canada: History, Poetry, Memoir. Victoria, BC: Ekstasis Editions, 2020. I saw an advertisement for this book in the latest issue of the Haiku Society of America’s newsletter and decided to buy it because I am still fairly new to the haiku community and don’t know much of its history. IContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Mostly Mennonite, Mostly Canadian, Mostly Poetry Edition”

Books Acquired Recently

Morris, Marla, Mary Aswell Doll, and William F. Pinar, eds. How We Work. New York: Peter Lang, 1999. This is a collection of essays by writers in a number of different fields about their writing processes. One of my goals during my sabbatical has been to read a lot about writing in order to improveContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently: Queer Archiving Edition

Kumbier, Alana. Ephemeral Material: Queering the Archive. Sacramento, CA: Litwin Books, 2014. This book has been on my to-read shelf for a while, and I finally decided to buy it. Sheffield, Rebecka Taves. Documenting Rebellions: A Study of Four Lesbian and Gay Archives in Queer Times. Sacramento, CA: Litwin Books, 2020. While I was onContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Queer Archiving Edition”

Books Acquired Recently: Nikki Reimer/PM Press Edition

I recently read Nikki Reimer’s My Heart is a Rose Manhattan and loved it. I decided to buy her previous two collections as a result, and they came in the mail today. Reimer, Nikki. DOWNVERSE. Vancouver: Talonbooks, 2014. —. [sic]. Calgary: Frontenac House, 2010.   I just joined PM Press’s Friends of PM program, whichContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Nikki Reimer/PM Press Edition”

Books Acquired Recently: Sedgwick Edition

I mentioned in my last post that I am reading more of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick’s work. These two books are a part of that effort. I’m especially excited to read Fat Art, Thin Art because I haven’t read any of Sedgwick’s poetry before. Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky. Fat Art, Thin Art. Durham, NC: Duke University Press,Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Sedgwick Edition”

Books Acquired Recently

Abraham, George. Birthright: Poems. Minneapolis: Button Poetry, 2020. I heard Abraham read in a virtual reading last week. I had never encountered his work before, but was completely blown away by it and decided to order his book right away. The reading was through an independent bookstore in Pittsburgh, and they had a link toContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Sabbatical Productivity: April

I am on sabbatical this semester and have been keeping a list in my journal of the academic activities I engage in. This practice is partly for myself, so that I make sure I am using the time productively, and partly for my institution, which requires me to write a report about the sabbatical onceContinue reading “Sabbatical Productivity: April”