During my first MFA residency at Vermont College of Fine Arts, I sat spellbound in Barbara Hurd’s lecture on paradox.
Category: March-April 2019
REVIEW: A Cuban Refugee’s Journey to the American Dream: The Power of Education by Gerardo M. Gonzalez
Gonzalez’s debut memoi…, is a heart-warming and resilient story about an educator’s commitment to bettering the world around him.
Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama
The word “becoming” means not only attractive, but describes a transition into another state of being….
Review: Phantom Signs: The Muse in Universe City by Philip Brady
A blurb on the back cover of … Phantom Signs: The Muse in Universe City describes it as a “high-spirited flash memoir.”
Fast Girls by Robert Burke Warren
I looked up from my copy of Hustler. There sat my friend, Buddha-like on a pallet of Sesame Street cushions, face crumpled in a frown…
Art and the Dying Time by Lee Reilly
We are stuck on the Magritte. There’s a background. The tree is in front of the background and much of the horse is in front of the tree…
An Incredibly Brief and Unfinished History of Sound by Kirsten Reneau
They don’t think that the Big Bang was much like a bang at all.
12/21/12 by Carly Mastroni
Zoe and I were not afraid when they announced the world was going to end.
How to Leave Home by Lorraine Avila
Pretend the section 8 apartment your mother fought to put over your head is no longer enough. You grown, you gotta go.
How to Say Goodbye to Your Mother by Damhnait Monaghan
Always say ‘Love you Mom,’ before you hang up the phone.