August 8th, 2011
This is the journal of a friend, Emily Jones, and her husband: Dr. Hurley’s Snake Oil Cure.
They were kind enough to publish my poem.
August 5th, 2011
Robert Hayden was a poet from Paradise Valley, which no longer exists in Detroit.
This is probably one of his most famous poems.
It’s very interesting to think how this might have influenced contemporary African-American forms of art.
August 2nd, 2011
There are some links that no longer work, older ones. Tobias Wolff considers that although many online journals aren’t as prestigious as some of the print ones, they are nonetheless a better way of gaining a readership. It’s simply easier for people to read a story online than it is in a print journal.
However, it’s less embodied, more empheral. What happened here with these links is an example of that.