Elisabeth Horan is an imperfect creature from Vermont advocating for animals, children and those suffering alone and in pain – especially those ostracized by disability and mental illness. She is Editor in Chief at Animal Heart Press, and Co-Editor at Ice Floe Press. She has several chaps and collections out at Bone & Ink Press,Continue reading “Pandemic Performances: Elisabeth Horan”
Courtney LeBlanc is the author of Beautiful & Full of Monsters (Vegetarian Alcoholic Press), chapbooks All in the Family (Bottlecap Press) and The Violence Within (Flutter Press). She has her MBA from University of Baltimore and her MFA from Queens University of Charlotte. She loves nail polish, wine, and tattoos. Read her publications on her blog: www.wordperv.com. Follow her on twitter: @wordperv, and IG: @wordperv79.Continue reading “Pandemic Performance: Courtney LeBlanc”
We all know community and individual anxiety is at its peak right now and with all of this transition (whether through work or school), you might be trying to figure out how you are going to get through. The reality is, staying on top of school & work is just one of the things thatContinue reading “Keeping it Together in a Pandemic: A Survival Guide”
Due to the ongoing global public health crisis, many authors and artists have had to cancel or postpone critical launches, performances, and readings. More than just bringing disappointment, these cancellations have also critically impacted potential marketing opportunities and eliminated events that drive a significant sales that folks depend on to make their living. But thereContinue reading “Introducing Pandemic Performances!”
This week, I asked Twitter what their favorite novels/essays/books/poems about the nature of memory. I just wanted to share a few of those suggestions here: Novels The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera The Remains of the Day byContinue reading “Writing Memory: A Brief Bibliography”
This week, I got to sit down with Venus Davis (@venusbeanus) for a chat about her creative process and her new project, Periwinkle Literary Magazine. Read the interview below!
Hello hello hello! I know it has been many months since my last post. One of my goals for 2020 is to blog more consistently, so here we go! I have excellent news to share: My first full-length essay collection, Violence/Joy/Chaos, is now available for preorder through Rhythm & Bones Press. This book has beenContinue reading “Preorder Now! Violence/Joy/Chaos”
My dearest El Paso, I wasn’t born one of you. I didn’t grow up in the shadow of the Franklin Mountains, making jokes about loving different tones of beige. I wasn’t formed by the desert heat or reared in the wake of monsoon rains. I don’t have a border accent or family that has chosenContinue reading “I love you, El Paso”
June has been a particularly busy month. If you haven’t heard, I just celebrated the release of my first chapbook, Ocotillo Worship, from Apep Publications and held my first solo art show here in Austin. So, I haven’t had the most time to read for fun this month. As such, I am keeping my listContinue reading “What I’m Reading- June 2019”
I stood next to my husband in sequins and glitter, Rainbow, Mostly red hot pants glittering phthalo green, cadmium yellow, cerulean blue hues I never wear as skin unless LED lights are glittering in front of me too. My calves flex like rocks glowing rose quartz against sandstone that bounces sound back between my chestContinue reading “Calves”
What is your favorite creative medium? I like illustration a lot at the moment but passions have waxed and waned over the years. I try to indulge as many forms of creative expression as possible. What do you love about that medium ? There are limits to language and I think that I try toContinue reading “Interview: Jeremy Gaulke”
Gordon’s poetry is what I love to read because it uses the kind of language that makes you sweat; the kind of language that makes your breath get caught up in your throat and forces you to ask whether you’ve been using words wrong the whole time.