On the Lammys, writing, and faith

[NB: Scroll down for a list of this year’s winners, and links to purchase those books from an indie bookstore!] A while ago, I threw my hat into the ring for a grant that I didn’t get. Later, one of the judges for that grant had kind things to say, notably┬áthat there were so manyContinue reading “On the Lammys, writing, and faith”

a catalog of the things above my desk

postcard of Edna St. Vincent Millay’s typewriter birthday card from my father “Don’t forget to show the grace and humanity.” — advice Dorothy Allison gave Justin Torres at the Lambda Emerging Writers Retreat a gold mask from my brother’s wedding a sticker of a dinosaur that says “Fuck!” “…and with a tiny prayer I sayContinue reading “a catalog of the things above my desk”

on blogs, book reviews, and pie

another autumn, another busy season. here’s a short list of what i’ve been up to: * i’ve started blogging for afterellen. lesbian pop culture coverage, be still my heart! * my review of the dark novella cut away is up on lambda literary * i’ve decided to throw my hat into the ring for justContinue reading “on blogs, book reviews, and pie”