Books Acquired Recently: Poetry Edition

A friend sent me a surprise package of poetry in the mail. Here is what was included: Knippen, James, Sierra Shellabarger, Anirudh Vyas, and Jamie Wimberly. Between Falling Leaves and Their Shadows. Alpharetta, GA: Redheaded Press, 2021. McKibbens, Rachel. blud. Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 2017. Ross, Noah. Active Reception. New York: Nightboat Books,Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Poetry Edition”

Books Acquired Recently

As I wrote yesterday, there are two factors playing into my current book acquiring: buying textbooks for the upcoming semester and constructing my own book fair in place of the in-person MLA book fair that I missed last week. Several packages arrived yesterday containing books in these two categories. From the “book fair”: Ruth, JohnContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently

I chose to cancel my plans to attend the 2022 Modern Language Association (MLA) convention due to the recent COVID surge, which meant that I was also not able to attend the book fair. So I went to the Strand yesterday instead. I’ve also had a few of my textbooks for the forthcoming semester arrive.Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Writing Activity, December 2021

Since January 2021, I’ve been keeping a list of my writing activity for each month (here’s last month’s). I do so partly as a form of encouragement for myself–to show that I am still able to do some writing despite the energy-sucking terrors of the pandemic (Which is still going on! Keep wearing masks!)–and partlyContinue reading “Writing Activity, December 2021”