Monday, January 5, 2015

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

favorite readings of 2014

I got to hear so many of my favorite/much admired poets read in 2014, for which I am always grateful. Notably: Lara Glenum, Kate Durbin, and Monica McClure at their Spork/Wonder AWP '14 reading; Nicole Steinberg, Lucas de Lima, Sam Cohen, Janice Lee, Megan Milks, and Kristen Stone at the BoL/Spooky GF/Solar Luxuriance AWP '14 reading; Morgan Parker, Lindsay Hunter, CAConrad, Bruce Covey and Leesa Cross-Smith at the Letters Festival; Jericho Brown at New Town Revue; Claudia Rankine at Avid Poetry Series; Anna Joy Springer and Lucy Corin at the Old Globe; JD Scott at AWP '14; Dorothea Lasky, Christine Shan Shan Hou, Niina Pollari, JD Scott, and Morgan Parker at the NYC Poetry Festival; Cathy Park Hong, Niina Pollari, LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs and Christine Shan Shan Hou at Berl's Poetry; Jasmine Dreame Wagner at the Poetry Project, and many more that I can't conjure up in my head right now. Here's to much more poetry aloud in 2015!

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

favorite live music of 2014


Charli XCX in Charlotte, NC


Fleetwood Mac in Atlanta


Outkast in Atlanta


Bootsy Collins in Athens


Jenny Lewis in Atlanta


Tori Amos in Atlanta

Monday, December 29, 2014

favorite reads of 2014


(and i still have several more books from this year that i haven't gotten through yet)

Friday, December 26, 2014

favorite movies of 2014

Under the Skin


Only Lovers Left Alive


And am still very much wanting to see Inherent Vice, Selma, Mr. Turner and White Bird in a Blizzard.