I’m thinking (DeForest’s) checklist, like some martini mixologists do with the vermouth, advises to have all ingredients at hand, then let the spirit move you.Read more "Essay | Flight Deck: My American Novel Warmup Stretch | 9 January 2019"
She thought he was a poet, and treated him as such.Read more "Mickey Rourke | Lost Balloon Magazine | 29 March 2017"
AWP 2017 Washington, DC: Some photos from Hot Pillow III, Fightin’ Words, Fast Flash Reunion, Word Tango Meetup, and Cold Dark FlashRead more "My First AWP Experience: Sessions, Friends, Readings! | 8-11 February 2017"
The caddy moved forward, gave a little rattle when Earl backed off the gas pedal.Read more "South Congress | Structo | 18 February 2017"
“It’s like,” now palms facing in prayer and moving forward and backward, “if you are the true center of a sad onion, how can you not cry?”Read more "Today’s Workshop Leader | True | 15 February 2017"
This guy tied weather balloons to a webbed aluminum lawn chair—I think he bought it at Sears—and took off. There he is! We were just talking about you!Read more "A Gust of Wind Blows in through the Window | Matter Press/JCCA"
“But Grant innovates within genre and gender roles. Think of it as noir fiction hitting the West Coast in 1940, idling in a cul-de-sac for a few decades; then Grant hops into the driver’s seat with some Hispanic heroes and villains as passengers for a fresh spin around the block. “Read more "New Review | Mexicali Blues by Joseph Grant"