Reading: Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys for Martin Amis's Craft of Fiction class. See also: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë and The Madwoman in the Attic by Sandra Gilbert
Writing: I'm trying to finish a Palomino Blackwing 602. I swapped out the black eraser for this pink one to give it a vintage look.
"Of a retiring nature, he eludes both hunters and philosophers. Though no coward, he has never yet shown any part of him but his back, which rises in a long sharp ridge. Let him go. I know little more of him, nor does anybody else."
A few weeks ago, I went to the launch party for American Chordata, a print and digital literary magazine that my friend Alice works on. I met Alice, her boyfriend, and another friend for dinner at Mominette where we ate oysters and cheese plates and laughed at how annoying we were being for the wait staff.Read More