|a room of one's own with a view: my hosts back yard|
From Paper Darts, poet Anis Mojgani offers straightforward, valuable advice to emerging writers, and about the writing process in general.
Junot Diaz is a Poetry Genius, declares the Los Angeles Times, because he shares an excerpt from his novel on a annotation site.
Just because I love giraffes so much, here's "Giraffes", a poem.
TweetSpeak's Poetry Top Ten list for last week has some neato tidbits.
Weave Magazine's reviews editor Nicole Bartley's "Popping A Cherry With A Lemon" for Diverse Voices Quarterly begins, "A buxom young brunette loomed above me with a lemon wedge pursed between her lips. She set a full shot glass of Lemon Pucker with sugar beside me." Who wouldn't want to keep reading after that?
Gigantic Sequins gives Karen Lillis' pop-up indie bookstore a shout-out.
Finally, Napa is wonderful. Two poems drafted, one workshopped today. I may have to skip Wednesday this week, but we'll see how things go.
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