The 2012 Chapbook Festival

The 2012 Chapbook Festival

Hello, Hello! About two weeks ago, I attended the 2012 Chapbook Festival, which features small presses and chapbooks from across the country and even from Croatia! I also got to meet Sampson Starkweather. (This name could be a novel all on its own. Starkweather the...
Book Jacket Ramblings Pt. 1

Book Jacket Ramblings Pt. 1

Oftentimes, book selections are first based on a book’s exterior. Later, one takes into consideration the smell of the binding (oh, the faintly musky scent of wheat-based glue!) and whether the book lies flat easily in one’s hand. But let us start at the beginning....
Happy Endings

Happy Endings

Hello all! I’m writing this article on the heels of Falcons on the Floor’s launch party. In case you haven’t picked up the book yet – oh, ye who shall die witheringly alone on a brown couch – Falcons on the Floor is mainly about two friends Khalil and Salim, who...
Funsies and Love

Funsies and Love

So, I’m entirely bewildered as to who could be the 88 people who have already read my introductory blog post, but it doesn’t matter; I still wish you all sparkly happiness and perfectly charred salmon for the rest of your lives. Thank you for your support;...