Night song.

So this. Last night I sang in my sleep. It woke me up almost at the same time it woke him. Jen, he said, nudging me to the surface. You’re singing. It was a terrible dream. Plotless and physical. The wordless tune pulled from my viscera like a meat hook. It was more a compulsion, …

Completely floored.

Deeply appreciated words from Christopher O’Riley on American Monster. Just finished reading American Monster by J.S. Breukelaar, a sci-fi novel of sentient stars, a cyborg samurai post-apocalyptic quest with a rich and multi-layered cosmology and a lot of fine and romantically visceral writing all along the way. One Horn to Rule Them All Thanks to …

AWP 2014

I’m going to be talking a bit about this over the next little bit. It was an incredible week and a big shout out to the folks at Lazy Fascist Press, especially Kirsten Alene (pictured) and Cameron Pierce, and Rose O’Keefe who’s head honcho at Eraserhead press for their generosity and smarts. Meanwhile though, it’s …

Stories at Stories

So here’s a link to the event at Stories Bookstore in Echo Park. Here’s the blurb, put together by the host, Ben Loory It’s a reading! People will read. The following people: Ben Loory Jim Ruland Zoë Ruiz Cecil Castellucci John Skipp JS Breukelaar It will be good! JS Breukelaar will be here all the …

WTF?

At the beach the other day, this chick was plucking out her ass pubes with her fingers. What’s with that? And now it’s raining all the time. The air is cold but humid. I want to wash my hair every day. I felt like a slug at yoga. The animals are going nuts.