Book Acquired Recently: Gish Jen’s Tiger Writing

Jen, Gish. Tiger Writing: Art, Culture, and the Interdependent Self. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013. I’m reading Matthew Salesses’s excellent book Craft in the Real World, which cites Jen’s book in fascinating enough ways that I decided to buy it. I haven’t read any of Jen’s work in about fifteen years, but I enjoyedContinue reading “Book Acquired Recently: Gish Jen’s Tiger Writing”


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”