Pages 41-44 from Make—a graphic poetic sequence exploring the reality of “the page under the page”—appears in the spring 2022 issue of Superpresent, an independent journal. To view the issue follow the link below.
Chapter 16 of it all melts down to this: a novel in timelines appears in this independent journal.
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The just released issue of Raritan contains an essay called “The Writers’ Studio” which depicts the power of art to positively transform an individual existence.
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An excerpt from Make—a graphic poetic sequence exploring the reality of “the page under the page”—has just appeared in Solstice, an independent literary journal. Follow the link below to reach the content.
Chapter 19 of it all melts down to this: a novel in timelines appears in the fall 2021 issue
of this journal published by the University of Chicago.
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A short story—“Requiem for Robe”—appears in the Autumn 2021 issue of Exacting Clam, a new print journal.
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Chapter 6 of it all melts down to this: a novel in timelines appears in issue 3 of Superpresent, a Magazine of the Arts.
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On September 18th I delivered a presentation about What Days Are Like When There Are Only Nights, a novel of mine that takes the form of a road, the pages black, the text displayed as an undulating series of white centerlines.
In particular I examined the the special suitability of hybrid texts to address the complexity of extreme social and personal circumstances.
“The unprecedented, when encountered, strips us of literacy and even identity—a literacy and identity that then reformulates as circumstances are absorbed by the mind, heart, and spirit. Form is a key tool to unearthing the drama because form, at the core, is an issue of identity played out on the page in front of readers. This narrative—a story concerning the continual displacement of a group of refugees—is not just a record of ‘what happened’ and ‘who is to blame’ but in addition strives to depict the deep and intense story of language’s power to reassert the humanity that no inhuman conditions can erase.”
Remembering looking out a Manhattan building office window and seeing a volcanic plume of fire twenty years ago when the second plane hit the World Trade Towers…the moment when my supervisor entered my office in tears, saying that she was unable to contact her cousin Brian, who worked in one of the towers, and then turning to try to call him again…the long walk to Brooklyn in the silver air, past empty gurneys in front of hospitals and milling doctors and nurses in scrubs waiting for the injured that were not coming…the faces of the missing posted on 7th Avenue walls and on Cobble Hill light poles in weeks to follow and the impromptu shrines in front of fire houses…
Chapter 8 of it all melts down to this: a novel in timelines appears in the new issue (vol. 27) of this journal out of Ohio University edited by Laura Post and Melanie Ritzenthaler.
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