Dear Peons and Classmates, I trust you have found this tiny crystal bottle that I floated down the river, buoyed only by my white ruffled pantaloons, and this note I write with red lip stain from the confines of this most horrible imprisonment. Although it pains me to request anything from you, my so-called peers, […]Read more "It is I, Cheryl Blossom, Requesting Your Aid in this Most Trying Time"
The boy band moves like happy sexy machines. Trent lifts his hands over his head like he’s blocking so many beach balls. Rex snaps his fingers low and fast in front of his pecs, and Mark sings behind his drum kit.Read more "the boy band at joyland magazine"
she rose and tapped her bedside table exactly twenty-four times with her forefinger, then put her small feet into a pair of worn velvet slippers that she kept tucked under her bed, toes pointing towards the room’s door as if ready to walk out at any moment.Read more "Of Angela at Entropy Mag Online"
These are all the books I read in 2017 that I remembered to write down. Asterisks indicate that I didn’t finish the book, for whatever reason (usually I just got distracted, or it was due at the library).Read more "2017 Reading Log"
Hey everybody! I have exciting news: I’m joining the team at the East Bay Review as a contributor. You can read my first review for the site here; it’s for a flash fiction chapbook called The Missing Girl by local author Jacqueline Doyle. I’m still getting my reviewer’s sea legs, but it’s been awesome requesting free books from […]Read more "Reviewing for East Bay Review"
I’ve got two events coming up that I’m super exited about! First, I’m curating a reading for Foglifter Journal as part of Beast Crawl, the East Bay’s free literary festival. Join me and six incredible readers on September 2nd from 8 to 9pm at Club BNB in Oakland for writing that frames queerness as fantastical, cryptid, […]Read more "Fall Crawls"
Catch me reading part of a new story at Adobe Books this Monday for the fabulous new reading series The Racket! Here’s the Facebook event; I’ll be joining Sarah Bardeen, Elizabeth Bernstein, Kendra Schynert, Lily Chien-Davis, and Galadrielle Allman in a terrific all-lady reading.Read more "Joining The Racket"
Hello from Tin House Summer Workshop in Portland, Oregon! This is a weeklong writing workshop hosted at Reed College by indie publisher Tin House, featuring some crazy-good faculty and some pretty bad coffee. The week is centered on an MFA-style daily meeting with a group of 12 students and one faculty member of matching genre. […]Read more "Talking and Listening at Tin House"
I’m super excited to tell you about a new project I’ve been working on for a few months now: it’s a lifestyle and culture blog that I’m starting with four other young ladies called The Rad-ish. It’s modeled after these terrific conversations I keep having with the people I love: one of us starts telling […]Read more "Announcing The Rad-ish"
Oh hi there, I’m reading at Bazaar Cafe in San Francisco on March 19th! You can get the details here. It’s going to be great.Read more "Reading on March 19"