In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: a list of things to be thankful for, including literary turduckens, Paul Muldoon’s priceless close reading of Ke$ha’s “Tik Tok,” unconventional homegrown libraries, and more.
In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog, tricks and treats just in time for Halloween: a look at poet Anne Sexton’s lost vampire fiction, found poems from Craigslist “Missed Connections” in the wake of Occupy Wall Street, the unlikely friendship between an author… Read More
This week my good friend (and poet extraordinaire) Patrick Culliton invited me to be a part of his podcast, Talus or Scree. I recorded a poem for the Halloween episode, which you can listen to here. The poem, “Night of the Comet (1984),” is one of… Read More
In Mix Tape: Welcome to the Future, this week’s blog post for the Kenyon Review: the jaw-dropping gaff at the National Book Awards, the faux Nobel Prize in Literature website, the books libraries have to destroy, and more.
In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: A best-selling author turns down a lucrative deal with a “legacy publisher” in favor of self-publishing electronically, EMTs are stationed outside an Amazon warehouse in Pennsylvania because of intolerable working conditions, and Bruce Lee is finally outed…as… Read More
In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog, we remember Steve Jobs, take a look at the unraveling of the creative class, and remind ourselves what it takes to be a writer (which, according to a Dunkin Donuts study, includes A LOT of flavored coffee).
In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog, things that make us squirm a little: David Foster Wallace’s notes in his collection of self-help books, celebrity “poets” (or “celebrity” poets?), the hot mess at BlazeVOX, and more.