“He had to keep busy; he had to keep moving so that the sinews connected behind his eyes did not slip loose and spin his eyes to the interior of his skull where the scenes waited for him.” CEREMONY Leslie Marmon Silko’s first novel written in the […]
Fantastical, fabulist, fantasmatic, magical, magical realist, surrealist, science fictional, speculative, just plain weird, or what? — the agenda for 2016
Dear friends – There’s a lot of talk about literary borders these days: what is and is not something or something else. My friend R, who is a poet and performer and video artist says he’s HAD it with those boundaries and those arguments. “Who cares?” he says […]
Friends — This post ends this iteration of the coloring books project — which was my concerted attempt to read, watch, listen to, and learn about artists and intellectuals of color and post about those artistic efforts and those cultural spaces during the year of 2015. That concerted […]
I don’t know about you but I want all these books for Chanukah/Christmas/Kwanzaa/Solstice! Take a look at this list:http://bookriot.com/2015/12/10/memoirs-women-color/
“Oh,” he said, when I told him I’d fallen on the stairs of the creative writing center at The College of Mobile Telecommunications Chonqing. “I forgot to tell you about the ghost steps.” “Is that why I kept on tripping and slipping?” I asked him. “Is this why […]
Friends — I’ll be visiting the People’s Republic of China for the first time. Stay tuned for a report on my return.