Books Acquired Recently

Chen, Chen. Explodingly Yours. Syracuse, NY: Ghost City Press, 2023. I love Chen’s poetry, so I bought this chapbook as soon as it was available for preorder, and it arrived a few days ago. Erano, Paul. Fountain Pens Past and Present: Identification and Value Guide. 2nd ed. Paducah, KY: Collector Books, 2007. I have becomeContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently: Disability Justice Edition

One of my favorite queer presses, Arsenal Pulp Press, recently had a 30% off sale, so I used the opportunity to pick up a few disability justice titles that I’ve been wanting to read. Kafai, Shayda. Crip Kinship: The Disability Justice & Arts Activism of Sins Invalid. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2021. Piepzna-Samarasinha, Leah Lakshmi.Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Disability Justice Edition”

Books Acquired Recently: Haiku+1

I’ve been reading as much as I can lately as part of my continuing explorations of haiku. To that end, I bought these three books: Bashō. Bashō and His Interpreters: Selected Hokku with Commentary. Edited and Translated by Makoto Ueda. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1992. Goldberg, Natalie. Three Simple Lines: A Writer’s Pilgrimage IntoContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Haiku+1”

Books Acquired Recently

Butler, Octavia E. “Bloodchild” and Other Stories. New York: Seven Stories Press, 2022. I was browsing in Little City Books recently and they had this new compilation on the front table. I couldn’t resist buying it because I love Butler’s work. Horwitz, Jay. Mr. Met: How a Sports-Mad Kid from Jersey Became Like Family toContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Writing Activity, December 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, December 2022”