friends — trundling through facebook i came across an amazing poet. i’ll try to post poets i discover from time to time on a friday. please check out the work of this extraordinarily talented person by the name of Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo. thank you and happy weekend. XOCHITL-JULISA BERMEJO
“secret garden” — cinderella meets selfridge’s meets the metamorphosis meets Shakespeare in Korean — coloring books project 2015
Friends of the magically real — I have a confession to make. I am watching a 20 episode long Korean tv serial for the second time. And I’m making my husband watch it with me. Again. Yes, Secret Garden is THAT good. “What?” I hear you saying. “You […]
Friends — We literary folks are often awash in the many literary facebook like this page requests that come our way. Like this page Like this page. Whatever. Except sometimes you’re asked to like a page, and you go because you want to be a nice supportive older […]
Dear friends — The Magical Realism Blog Hop is hopping right here. Here’s my humble contribution to the conversation. I recently taught a Magical Realism 101 class in Port Townsend WA, and students said they were a bit stumped by the “how”s of MR. They knew the “what” […]
Friends – I have to admit that I know very little about what it might be like to be a Chinese-American man. The only male friend of Chinese-American descent that I can remember ever having was my friend Pete. I got to know Pete in St. Louis in […]
This blog post by author Steven Barnes says it all. Please read, and then follow the advice. I am. After #Charleston: 10 Things Every American Can Do To Create Change Now.
Friends — this year, I have devoted my blog to writing about artists and writers of color. But that’s not enough is it? The terrorist attack on Mother Emanuel Church on Wednesday June 17th 2015 forces any white person of conscience to consider the part they play in […]