Wow, it’s Wednesday already and students are unloading their trucks and moving in as I write this. As you can imagine, we are very busy getting everything together for those students, but on this edition of From the Desk, I want to share a handout I made for writing instructors on what the library can do […]
Hi blog, it’s been awhile. I recently had my essay, ‘On Westernness & Stories‘ published in HER KIND: A Literary Community Powered by VIDA. My experience with the editorial staff was nothing but awesome– Rosebud Ben-Oni helped draw the good stuff out, while providing supportive edits and encouragement. ❤ Check it out and let me know what […]
Wives box a wax bike. Inside, there’s an x-ray of an x-ray.
5. I started college as a meteorology major. I graduated with a BA in English. As a kid, I had an obsession with the weather channel and my mom would record me in front of the muted TV. I never wanted to be on TV, but I am still very passionate about weather and plan […]
Sundog Lit Issue Two is here! As you can imagine, the work that goes into creating an online literary journal that stands out among the rest is no easy task, and I think that we’ve achieved something magnificent for Issue Two. My friend, Sara Hess, is the featured cover artist and was also the winner […]
Moving halfway across the country this year has been the most rewarding decision I have ever made. Even though I feel pretty nostalgic at times, I am intrigued by this place, the people, and the land. Some pretty awesome things have happened this year that it seems to be impossible to me that it actually […]
Issue 1 has officially been released! You might even notice my photograph has been incorporated into the cover 🙂 The amount of work that goes into a literary journal is truly that of a full-time job. I came on to Sundog Lit in August 2012 and I have been reading every submission (usually twice) […]
So, I want to share some thoughts and musings on the PaLA 2012 annual conference in Gettysburg, PA this year. I was so fortunate to be able to go since I currently work in Texas, and it was wonderful being able to see my friends and old colleagues. I also got to have a little […]
Recall a rainstorm. Water pools on a porch, seeps into termite trenches where you’ll find them, huddled in the subtlety of drops forming. Here, paint peels, sticks to callouses, and washes down drains.