Archive for December, 2012

From their FB page: Join us on Monday, January 14th at BookCourt for readings & wine in celebration of these Sackett instructors & friends: Alex Gilvarry, Amelia Kahaney, Courtney Elizabeth Mauk & Leah Umansky. The event is free and one copy of each author’s books will be given away in a raffle. Sackett Street Writers’ […]


It’s Led Zeppelin month, with them having gotten a Kennedy Center honor recently. I went on a major Zep kick yesterday for about an hour and a half, then stumbled on this list from Rolling Stone. How does “How Many More Times” not make the top 40? No one, as of yesterday, even mentioned it […]


Read “Inventory,” an excerpt from Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop founder Julia Fierro’s newly completed novel, The End of the World as We Know It, here in Guernica.


Thomas Beller writes about David Berman, the poet and Silver Jews frontman, (with snippets of Open City history) in Tablet Magazine. Read it here. American Water by Silver Jews is probably on my top-five albums list. One of the ones I’d bring on a desert island with me.


An Evening of FLASH FICTION from 52-250 December 16, 2012 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 52|250: A Night of Flash Join writers from 52|250: A Year of Flash for an evening of short sharp storytelling. Writers from around the world experimented their way through 52 weeks of creative exuberance with 250-word stories or poems prompted by a […]


Read the list here at Egotripland. I’m really looking forward to the Automator’s follow-up to Deltron 3030.