Books, Writing, & Editing
Things I Want to Say
Roger (& Jared & J.D.) and Me, or Breaking Appalachia
The things that have always sustained me, and carried me through the darkness, and given me a world with color: the writing, and the voices, and the stories. I’ve found my voice in the wilderness. I’ve found other voices in the wilderness.
The Great Writing Adventure Begins
The next chapter starts tomorrow: a move to Pittsburgh, a new job, and two years to reignite my writing career.
Fitzgerald, in Volumes
Whenever I see Fitzgerald in the bookstore, I can’t but recall fondly how his books taught me to write.
Why I Write: Mariah Ivey
Indianapolis poet, spoken word artist, and MC Mariah Ivey is our first guest on the new series “Why I Write.”
207. STEPHEN KING: The desk
If that sounds bad the best I can offer is that it is not. Those swells remind me that whatever part of me is broken, there is another part that isn’t.
“To This Day”
Shane Koyczan “To This Day” http://www.tothisdayproject.com Help this message have a far reaching and long lasting effect in confronting bullying. Please share generously.
Ten Years, or My New Job
Larry Lessig once said he liked to work on a problem for ten years before moving on. I’ve been teaching for eleven. And so it’s time to move on. Here’s what is next.
So Far Appalachia: The Myth of the Rural, White Working Class + Voting Against Their Self Interest
After two hundreds years, the choice between the do-gooder who ends up stealing you money and the asshole who doesn’t care whether you live or die is pretty simple: I’ll take the asshole every time
We must find a way to create spaces for women where they are free to push and explore the boundaries of what they can do. A note on what I’ve heard this weekend.