Read Your Heart Out: On Giving a Reading

I had the fortunate experience of giving a poetry reading with my friend and fellow poet David K. Wheeler on Wednesday.  He and I met in a poetry writing class at Western Washington University several years back and both worked for the same independent bookstore in Bellingham, although not at the same time. Giving a […]

Against “A Room of One’s Own”

I have great respect for the writings of Virginia Woolf and her stake in the feminist movement, but the title of her book sprang to mind when I started to think about the writing life. There are innumerable books that discuss the writer’s life, the long and lonely journey on the page, and ultimately the […]

Guest Blogger: Poet, Artist and Mad Biolgist John Myers

  John Myers is a poet and developmental biologist who lives in Missoula, Montana. His manuscript, Cider Kit, was a finalist in Omnidawn’s 2010 Book Prize. He blogs at http://www.ineffectualeffigy.blogspot.com/ Writing is like collage, for me, and I work in both media. Writing is about recombination and surprise for me, and, because I have […]