The Limp Wrist Fundraising Raffle

Friends- I’m writing to encourage you to support the magazine Limp Wrist and their scholarship fund for LGBT high school juniors and seniors. They are having a raffle of some sizzling autographed items, including a copy of Christopher Hennessey’s Outside the Lines, Mary Biddinger’s Prairie Fever, Paul Lisicky’s Lawn Boy, a limited edition broadside of Read More …

Bruce Chatwin’s The Songlines

I’m curious that Chatwin considered this book fiction; perhaps by today’s standards we’d brand it “creative nonfiction” the “creative” part being perhaps invented or doctored dialogue, some bending of facts to get at a more truthful narrative, etc. As a travel document, though, it maintains Chatwin’s compressed ability to sketch a character or paint a Read More …

Happy 2009! Some links.

You gotta love google alerts. Some recent links in my inbox that made me smile: From Lorcaloca: Hottie of the Week From VowelMovers: The Day That Poetry Became Jennifer Aniston NAKED From Andrew Demcak’s site: Favorites From Dustin Brookshire’s blog I Was Born Doing Reference Work In Sin: You Voted…You’re Fan Faves are… (and be Read More …