Archive | June 2012
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Right. Until a few weeks ago, I had never read a Stephen King anything. Don’t get pissed. I’m just not interested. I do want to read The Green Mile, but that is all. I have seen a couple of the movies made from Stephen King novels/novellas: The Green Mile, The Stand. That might be it. I honestly […]
There’s a group of about 4 men, possessing a complementary nose for mischief, and they travel together in our “cohort.” Our “cohort” is our group of writers entering the MFA program at the same time. Why is it not a class? I do not know. These men are delightfully rowdy and goofy (they remind me […]
Wilkes-Barre is renowned for being a totally blue-collar city. It feels a little like Pittsburgh: universities surrounded by middle class & slums. A lot of queerly frightened white people. And I am getting sick with nostalgia for proper city living. I got here a touch early, and the first person I met was Dr. […]
If you know me, you probably know that I have a potty mouth. I have, intentionally, not been 100% cautious about swearing in front of Child. Diplomacy and discretion are two skills that not enough people have. While this is pure theory, I suspect that understanding the value of an inner life, and of recognizing […]
If you’re me, you spend a lot of time writing, and then go to graduate school, but don’t finish it, and then wait a few years and try again. I’m so pumped for all of you to see tomorrow’s post. I think you’re really going to like it. It is about Child and it is […]