Books Acquired Recently

Dentz, Shira. Sisyphusina. N.p.: PANK Books, 2019. I am a fan of Dentz’s previous work, but hadn’t had a chance to buy her new poetry collection yet. A few weeks ago she and some other PANK authors gave a virtual reading, and I won a copy of her book for asking a question about itContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently: AWP Edition

This morning I got back from the 2019 Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) conference in Portland. It was a fantastic time! I saw some authors that I love and encountered some new writers whose work I cannot wait to check out. As usual when I go to conferences, the bookfair was a highlightContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: AWP Edition”

Books Acquired Recently

I’ve picked up books here and there over the past week and a half, the way it goes when leading a literary life. Broder, Melissa. Last Sext. Portland, OR: Tin House Books, 2016. I recently read Broder’s amazing novel The Pisces.┬áThe About the Author statement mentioned that Broder has published four poetry collections. When IContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently: Albany Book Festival

Yesterday I went to the first Albany Book Festival. It was an enjoyable event with a mix of panels, author signings, and authors selling their books, many at reduced prices. I ended up spending about $85.00 total for the seven books I acquired, so about $12.00 per book, which is not bad. I had heardContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Albany Book Festival”