Friday, December 5, 2008

Sweater Vestiges of My Primordial Youth Press

Hey buddy. It's Friday. I couldn't sleep last night, was up until 3am. But hopefully I finished a poem. Well, more importantly, hopefully the poem is good. Last night, in my energized and empowered mood, I thought I came up with the best way to write my grad school personal statement. I wish I had just written it then because I'm back to feeling wildly insecure and inarticulate. I knew I would lose my confidence.

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GlitterPony Issue #6 is up. I have some poems in there as well as collab poems. Come and get 'em. More importantly, the other awesome contributors are: Elizabeth Lenson, Shane Jones, Mathias Svalina, Ari Feld, Donald Dunbar, Lisa Ciccarello, and Seth Parker.

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Are memories inherently anachronistic?

What?

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This is happening? Do you want to go to it?

Friday Dec 12th
State By State: A Panoramic Portrait of America
With Jonathan Franzen, Parker Posey and Others

7:00pm, 66 W 12th St, Tishman Auditorium, $10 (Free to CURRENT* NS Students)

State By State: A Panoramic Portrait of America was inspired by the WPA State Guides of the 1930s. Editors Matt Weiland and Sean Wilsey wanted to know "what makes one state different form another? What are each state's particularities and idiosyncracies, their prejudices and biases, their beauty marks and moles, their cadences and jokes?" State by State answers these questions and more while portraying the beauty, the kitsch, the unexpected and the quintessential things that make America home. Weiland, the deputy editor of The Paris Review, and Wilsey, author of the bestselling memoir Oh The Glory Of It All and an Editor at Large at McSweeney's quarterly, first came together to create the bestselling book, The Thinking Fans Guide to the World Cup.

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Did I ever tell you that my bedroom ceiling has an asshole? Look:

shell tree
sadness
self portrait as Paleface Dirtyhair