April ended two weeks ago (?!), but like all of us out here in this world, I’m somehow busier than I expect so I’m a little behind on, well, everything. But I did read a lot last month, so I’m here with a wrap-up for you! April is National Poetry Month, and I read a […]
“I often wondered why we couldn’t talk about the present, why the past held all the promise while the future sat before us like stagnant water.” (CW: suicide, light spoilers) Kristen Arnett is one of my favorite people to follow in the internet. Though Mostly Dead Things (Tin House, 2019) is her debut novel, she’s […]
March went by so fast, how did that happen?! I had a great month. I had some articles published; I went to AWP and saw Kristin Stewart *and* got a selfie with Melissa Febos (bless her gracious heart for dealing with my fangirling), both of which made my gay life; I heard T Kira Madden […]
Don’t miss this one, it is magic!
Black History Month 2019 by the books: classics, fiction, nonfiction, dystopia, romance, all the things!
If there is one takeaway I got from James Baldwin’s 1956 classic novel Giovanni’s Room, it’s that internalized homophobia kills.
The Collected Schizophrenias is a memoir and a sociological exploration, an inside story and an academic examination.
A great month of reading for me means a long list of recommendations for you! Plus, a challenge check-in and some stats!
“…this monster, the body, this miracle, its pain, will soon make us taper into mysticism, or rise, with rapid beats of the wings…”
There’s a word that comes to mind for me when I think about this, my first 5-star (and first backlist) read of 2019: serendipity.