Books Acquired Recently

I visited Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books in Philadelphia for the first time yesterday. I had previously heard of the store because they were the local booksellers at this year’s AWP conference bookfair, so it was exciting to get to see their physical space. I bought the following two memoirish books: Arceneaux, Michael. I Can’tContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

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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”

Writing Activity, March 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!)–and partlyContinue reading “Writing Activity, March 2022”

Books Acquired Recently: Mostly AWP Edition

This past week I attended the 2022 Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) annual conference. Here’s what I got at the book fair: Allende, Carlos. Coffee, Shopping, Murder, Love. Pasadena, CA: Red Hen Press, 2022. This novel has a fantastic title and came with a free t-shirt, so I bought it. I was ableContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Mostly AWP Edition”

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”

Writing Activity, October 2021

One of my 2021 goals is to keep 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 wearingContinue reading “Writing Activity, October 2021”

Writing Activity, July 2021

One of my 2021 goals is to keep 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 wearingContinue reading “Writing Activity, July 2021”

Books Acquired Recently

Hernández, Bernadine M., and Karen R. Roybal, eds. Transnational Chicanx Perspectives on Ana Castillo. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2021. I have a chapter in this book, “Queering Space in Ana Castillo’s Give It to Me.” My author’s copy arrived today. Rod, Dena. Scattered Arils. Hamilton, OH: Milk & Cake Press, 2021. I saw aContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently: AWP Edition

All of the books I ordered at the AWP virtual bookfair last month have finally arrived! They are books that are either by authors who I saw speak and enjoyed, or that various speakers recommended, or that I saw discussed or advertised on Twitter via the conference’s hashtag. All but Corral’s are somewhere along theContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: AWP Edition”