Books Acquired Recently

I was in Manhattan to run a necessary but quick errand on 14th Street today, and thought I might as well stop by the Strand while I was in the neighborhood to make the trip more worthwhile. I bought these four books, all of which I’ve had my eye on. It was nice to buyContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently

Gentili, Cecilia. Faltas: Letters to Everyone in My Hometown Who Isn’t My Rapist. Brooklyn: LittlePuss Press, 2022. I had pre-ordered this book that, according to its blurb, “reinvents the trans memoir, putting it squarely back between the writer and her various enemies.” Very Frank O’Hara/Personism-esque! My copy came in the mail yesterday. Smith, Tracy K.,Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently

Abdelmahmoud, Elamin. Son of Elsewhere: A Memoir in Pieces. New York: Ballantine Books, 2022. I read about this book in an article in Poets & Writers and was intrigued by its subtitle. I’ve been struggling with the form of my own memoir (Is it essays? Is it a single narrative?), so I decided to buyContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Writing Activity, August 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, August 2022”