Category Archives: Reading

Still, what an arm! and I could alter it

For National Poetry Month, here is “Andrea del Sarto” by Robert Browning.…

Threats

Thanks to Amelia Gray for coming to New York to visit classes and read from her new novel. Scales fell from eyes. Lives were changed. Her novel, Threats, is available now!
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Man in the (Plastic) Iron Mask

I travel to the &Now Conference and UCSD, site of my past glory transgressions. Look for me where the red tide rises.…

200

Participated in a reading for Hamilton College’s Bicentennial Celebration. The crowd laughed in the right spots (mostly)–generally a good sign. Thanks to the receptive audience and my fellow readers for an enjoyable afternoon!…

Short Story Month

The approach of summer and surf always reminds me of Haruki Murakami’s “Hanalei Bay.” Part 1 | Part 2

Stutter

How about a National Poetry Series winner to round out National Poetry Month? I attended William Billiter’s reading which showcased his excellent book, Stutter, as well as some new work. I label it strong and update this dusty blog in his honor.…

The novel

A new semester, a new set of challenges. Pages, pages, pages……

Storytime

I gave a public reading in the preschool room at the Clinton Early Learning Center. Perhaps one of the most attentive and grateful audiences I’ve ever had. They even laughed at my jokes……

The Five Venoms

It was actually five writers reading a mix of nonfiction, poetry, and fiction–but I believe there was some venomous substance to the work. Thank you to everyone who attended the Stone Canoe Reading at Hamilton College and thanks to my fellow readers for their gifts of literary poison.…

The Physics of Imaginary Objects

Tina May Hall’s The Physics of Imaginary Objects is shipping now! And how can this be? The book in my hands over a month before the publication date? Do not question your good fortune, gentle reader, just grab it while you can.…