2 poetry prompts.
10 writing inspirations in case thanksgiving dulls your pen.
11 strange fiction/nonfiction writing prompts.
20 writing experiments you can do in a closet on a family vacation.
20 thoughts on writing fiction.
21 flashes I adore.
Exploring fraudulent artifacts as form.
Fear vs. anxiety, unwritable characters, and my fear of white men.
How to write a cameo poem.
Lia Purpura on the writer's journal plus a writing exercise inspired by David Shields.
Mary McCarthy, posture, memory, terror.
On the line between autobiography and fiction.
"Submitting to chance only to cheat on it": A poetry exercise from Charles Simic.
The abecedarian of abandoned (yet still possible) epigraphs.
The art of enumeration: List stories I love.
The proper form in which to narrate a marriage.
Time, Marx, machines, love, tonsils.
Tons of writing prompts based on fraudulent artifacts.
Using Handbook of Nature Study as poetry writing prompt.
Ways of feeling: Paul Celan, Jerome Rothenberg, and Heriberto Yépez.
Writing the american evangelical + short fiction randoms.
Writing the grotesque: Lessons from Joyce Carol Oates.

my writing life

An alternate take on hotels and sex.
Book launch and miscellany at Art Town.
Minor Ninth” by Alina Stefanescu
Marriage, poetry, and how that poem happened.
New Orleans Poetry Festival 2017.
On kissing.
On not wanting to be your BFF.
On my husband’s sleep habits.
”Bonded”: a poem.
Reading a poem from the new manuscript.
Requiem for a third year without a mother.
What happened on June 21, 2018.
Writing beyond Victorian sexual tropes: "I Enjoy Nineteenth Century Novels."


Phantom Hour by James Meetze
Slight Exaggeration by Adam Zagajewski

poems in dialogue

“S M” by Alice Walker
Free Union” by Andre Breton
Encounter” by Czeslaw Milosz
Plans, Reports” by Adam Zagajewski
In Black Despair” by Czeslaw Milosz
Forget” by Czeslaw Milosz
Indiscretion” by Ewa Lipska
Why We Must Struggle” by Kay Ryan