Reading: Burning Down the House: Essays on Fiction, Charles Baxter The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway Blanco, Allen Wier I've written a short (1200 words) essay about one of the pieces in the Baxter collection and sent it to a few places. I may run it here soon. One of the interesting things about Burning … Continue reading What I’m Reading, What I’m Writing
I'm reading Lawrence, Hemingway and Anderson. Tonight, I will read a few chapters in the Sun Also Rises and perhaps a little more of St. Mawr. I'm also reading The Most Excellent Comedie and Tragical Romance of Two Gentlemen of Lebowski. You're going to want to check that out. Full disclosure: I get a small … Continue reading Tonight’s Reading Plan: Lawrence and Lebowski
A few weeks ago, I order ordered books from Powell's. When the box arrived on Monday, it weighed 14 pounds. Saul Bellow, D.H. Lawrence, and Joseph Conrad top the list. Some things I've read before but had not previously owned, and other things that will be new to me. Reading as a writer, that is, … Continue reading Fourteen Pounds of Books and Gift Receipts
Literature Map says: What else do readers of [any other famous author] read? The closer two writers are, the more likely someone will like both of them. Click on any name to travel along. Did it map you right?
I've been writing and workshopping a story about a group of people living on a block of rowhomes and the glimpses they get of each other in passing. To the right you'll find an excerpt. Who wouldn't want a dog like this? Earlier this morning, I came home from a jaunt outside to find my … Continue reading My Dog Can Read (Stanley Fish and Leo Strauss)