Missives by Garret Jon Groenveld

Last night I went to see my roommate Richard Gallagher in the play Missivesby Garret Jon Groenveld. Richard plays Ben, a gay white man in apartment 102 who starts slipping letters to his neighbor, Lia (played by Shamika Cotton), an African-American woman in apartment 103. The gesture annoys Lia at first, (“what’s the difference between a Read More …

Anne Carson’s Red Shoes

I heart the Canadian poet and classicist Anne Carson. I was introduced to her work during grad school by my friend Suzanne Hancock (also from Canada and also an amazing poet; check out her Another Name for Bridge). I had heard much about Anne’s Autobiography of Red and Suzanne lent me her copy. I read it in Read More …