How Samson Got His Groove Back

I had to do a presentation in class today on Samson Agonistes, which is well worth the read. You might not have gotten that impression last night, however, if you accompanied my housemate in watching me flail around and scream like a petulant child who has only just learned what the phrase, “I don’t wanna’,” […]

Locals and Yokels

“All American fiction, it seems to me, is circumscribed by place; I have a feeling that my work ends up being labelled as regional simply because fewer people come from my particular place.” -Leigh Allison Wilson When she wrote that for the anthology Listen Here, Wilson was speaking about the marginalization of women writers from […]

“And the Oscar goes to…”

…Liz for A Silly Drawing Video She Made in Between Studying Blocks. No, but really. I just did the drawing and am happy to announce the winner of Liz’s Logophile Giveaway.   It is the golden-headed-love-brother-of-all-my-heartstrings, Jacob. His word was microcosm. Maybe when he’s not too busy being wonderful I can get him to talk […]

Detour

I returned from a Reading Week trip to Bath a woman broken by the sunshine and general loveliness of said city. But now that I’m back and the all the giveaway entries are in, I will do the drawing tonight and make a video of it so you all know that it’s on the level. Until then, […]