Monthly Archives: March 2014

Body politic, body poetic

If you’re anywhere near D.C. this coming weekend, you need to get over to the Human Rights Campaign Equality Forum, headquarters for Split This Rock’s festival of socially engaged writing. Featured poets include Franny Choi, Eduardo C. Corral, Joy Harjo,... Read More


Coming into Language is Jimmy Santiago Baca’s moving essay on self-created literacy, the emergence from struggle of a writer’s passion and voice, posted to PEN American Center. The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens,... Read More

Things that surprise me

Songbirds and lilac bushes are of the opinion spring is imminent on the north coast. The largest marketplace for guns is, according to the NY Times, Facebook. Hackaday Projects is showing taser-proof clothing. Wayne Dyer says you should do what comes... Read More