This semester, when I signed up for a creative writing-fiction workshop, I thought: this should be interesting. It’ll make me… Read more 73 & counting
4 stories by Lili Potpara in Alchemy today Here you’ll find four stories by Slovene writer Lili Potpara published in… Read more 4 stories by Lili Potpara in Alchemy today
And with that, all my Fulbright translations from my year in Ljubljana were published. It took a year to translate… Read more January: the month of translations
Why hello there, snow. Where have you been? Your absence has allowed my sister, brother, and me to race around… Read more Hello, snow.
Thanks to my friend, Devin, for passing along a CFP on Orhan Pamuk’s Snow, and to Prof. Sebastian Wogenstein for… Read more *New Publication* The Poetics of Politics and the Politics of Poetry (in Orhan Pamuk’s Snow)
So, I have an old phone. That’s not news to anyone who knows me. I carry around an LG Cosmos… Read more My dumb phone and me
Before I knew what the words meant, I wrote an ending to a short story in college: something about how… Read more On saying good-bye
When Elizabeth Gilbert’s self-indulgent turned feel-good Julia Roberts story Eat, Pray, Love hit the theaters in Europe, it was a… Read more All I ever got to was the eating. But that was enough.
Thanks to Elena Arranz Alonso for sharing this TED talk with me. I’ve seen a few talks, but this one,… Read more Elif Shafak’s “The Politics of Fiction”
Participating in the Connecticut affiliate of the National Writing Project, where I am a teacher fellow, has required that I… Read more Congratulations–you’re the worst. Love, The Voices in Your Head