It’s too early in the semester to muse about how pleasant it might be to put on clothes and leave the house, today
My name is Brock D/I have a license to kill/I think you know what time it is/It’s time to get ill
— Suzan-Lori Parks, “Interview with Suzan-Lori Parks”
A proliferation of bookshelves
Amiri Baraka on YouTube and trying to french braid my hair
— Allen Ginsberg, “America”
- “The best essays come from the moment in which people really need to work something out.”
Years ago I wanted to write a post-apocalyptic novel about a bunch of drifters living in a flooded Venice, and the part I could never decide was...
- Episode 51: I Went To Ferguson
Episode 51 (click here)
I (Matt) found myself in St. Louis for a business trip and staying in a hotel...
- Mean Mr. Custer
Martin Fritz Huber on Evan S. Connell’s Son of the Morning Star
The Spring 2014 issue of The Paris Review includes an...
- “I’ve only spent ten percent of my energies on writing. The other ninety went to keeping my head above water.”