Books Acquired Recently: Strand Edition

Yesterday I had some running around to do in Manhattan, so I decided to add the Strand to my itinerary. Here’s what I bought: Conklin, Lydia. Rainbow Rainbow: Stories. New York: Catapult, 2022. I saw some laudatory posts about this collection on Twitter, and decided to buy it because it sounds like the stories areContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Strand Edition”

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AWP’s Response to My Letter About The Writer’s Chronicle Going Fully Digital

A few days ago, I wrote about AWP’s decision to stop publishing a print version of The Writer’s Chronicle. Today I received this reply: “Hi Daniel, We are truly sorry you have concerns, and we do understand your frustration. All factors were considered as part of the decision-making process, including the cost to produce and ship TheContinue reading “AWP’s Response to My Letter About The Writer’s Chronicle Going Fully Digital”

My Response to AWP’s decision to Move The Writer’s Chronicle to an All-Digital Format

Yesterday, the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) sent out an email to members announcing that AWP’s magazine, The Writer’s Chronicle, will no longer have a print version. Here is the text of the email: “Dear Daniel,  Thank you for your continued membership with AWP. We are reaching out to inform you of an upcomingContinue reading “My Response to AWP’s decision to Move The Writer’s Chronicle to an All-Digital Format”

Books Acquired Recently

Calhoun, Ada. Also a Poet: Frank O’Hara, My Father, and Me. New York: Grove Press, 2022. I bought this memoir because O’Hara is my favorite poet and because I’m always interested in personal narratives about interacting with literature. Friesen, Lauren, and Dennis R. Koehn, eds. Anabaptist ReMix: Varieties of Cultural Engagement in North America. NewContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently

Ajayi Jones, Luvvie. I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual. New York: Henry Holt, 2016. —. Professional Troublemaker: The Fear-Fighter Manual. Penguin Books, 2021. I received these two books as gifts from my partner, who heard Ajayi Jones speak at a conference recently. Ahmed, Sara. Complaint! Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2021. Fournier, Lauren. Autotheory asContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Writing Activity, June 2022

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!),Continue reading “Writing Activity, June 2022”