he asked me to think about “where the status quo is broken”. Then I was assigned the poet Gregory Pardlo’s memoir, Air Traffic
I told a friend of mine that I watch Kim of Queens as a way to bore myself into productivity
A dimmed corner of a life and a time I’d only heard stories about. I was in Nutley to seek evidence that the stories were true.
rainfall as sound meditation
You’ll walk the Brooklyn Heights promenade for the first time or buy churros from the woman with the cart on the subway platform or see something crazy like a man with a pet rat on his shoulder or a tow truck towing another tow truck
I’ve been following Brooklyn photographer Andre Wagner on Instagram for a while now. I don’t remember how I found him, but I think his photos are spectacular.
If you live, commute, and work in any big city, you know how difficult it can be sometimes to find a quiet place to work.
Is it crazy that I see each piece as a living and breathing thing with its own identity? That I don’t want to poke it too hard for fear I’ll injure it somehow?
I remembered how inspired I felt after Alexander Chee’s and Porochista Khakpour’s joint keynote. Alexander Chee said, “I had this habit of erasing my accomplishments”.