Reading Recommendation: “The Lady of the House of Love,” Angela Carter

How much do I love Angela Carter? The answer is, uh, a lot. At last the revenants became so troublesome the peasants abandoned the village and it fell solely into the possession of subtle and vindictive inhabitants who manifest their presences by shadows that fall almost inperceptibly awry, too many shadows, even at midday, their …

Reading Recommendations

Remember when I said all my friends were on fire recently? I wasn't kidding. Kristin Maffei's poem "Murder Poem" is in Phantom Kangaroo Allison Wyss' story "No Spark Will Catch" is out from Mad Hatters Review MK Foster's poem "The Dream in Which My Body Catches Paul Celan Descending Into the Seine" is up on …

Sunday Six

I'm a little late, but here are six sentences for Sunday, January 19th: I was at first quite an interloper in your house. Your children’s mother was only three years buried when we were wed, and Frances and young John looked at me with coldness when I came. We did not represent, let us say, …

Sunday Six

I've been remiss in posting my Sunday Six for a whole, but let's at least start off the new year right, with six sentences for Sunday, Jan. 5: At sunset, Albie ran down to check on the progress of the slow-moving cloud. "Look!" he called. I followed him down the lawn. The cloud, big and …

Reading Recommendations

Continuing the theme of "everyone I know is on fire recently": Emma Needleman has a post up at HTML Giant calling out sexist bullshit. Kristin Maffei has a lovely poem in Hotel Metal Bridge called "The Museum of Everything Salty". LiAnn Yim's story "City Girls" (one of my favorite stories ever, in case you're wondering) …