Creative Writing – PoetryCategory
It’s August, and I can’t believe a year has flown by since I first moved to Chicago. I am reminded of all the preparation, apartment h..
I was once chastised (putting it mildly) for taking medical advice from a German bartender over a seemingly insouciant French doctor. ..
What does a poet do when it isn’t 20 below zero with a windchill of negative 47 outside and there isn’t a waist-high..
(See also: sentimentality.)
In almost any beginning workshop, you’ll learn that there’s one thing that will turn a good poem sour i..
When I was thirteen, I went to a friend’s beach house for a week in May. I think there was a crawfish festival going on, because I rem..
In my first blog post last September, I mentioned that I’d just started co-curating a Chicago-based reading and performance series cal..
Almost every Wednesday night after class, two classmates—Abigail Zimmer and Tyler Cain Lacy—and I go to Boiler Room to celebrate the h..
Tuesday night I watched True Detective for research. Yesterday I submitted the final draft of my thesis. Today I slept in. If I could ..
Whoever said you can only yolo once was wrong.
Last Tuesday morning I missed my flight to Seattle. The United Airlines attendant to..