Monthly Archives: September 2009

Late Autumn Wasp

I was feeling autumnal, and found this poem by James Hoch, a friend of the Rutgers-Newark MFA program and a 2008 visiting writer here.  I’m just going to post a snippet of his tight little poem, “Late Autumn Wasp”: One … Continue reading

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Jayne Anne Phillips’ manuscripts acquired by the Ransom Center!

In some late breaking news, the  University of Texas has arranged to acquire the manuscripts and correspondence of our fearless leader Jayne Anne at their Ransom Center in Austin.  The center will be receiving drafts of Lark and Termite, Machine … Continue reading

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Mi Gente

I wanted to write up a brief post about the small joys to be found at a local campus eatery, Mi Gente.  I apologize for the lack of pictures, my visit was unplanned and I don’t own a working camera … Continue reading

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New Century Poetics @ Centenary College

If you are going to be around in New Jersey (and since you are attending Rutgers I know you will) you should check out some of these events.  It is a bit of a trek from Newark, but well worth … Continue reading

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JJ Koczan’s Quest

From Thursday 9/17 to Sunday 9/20, I’ll be in North Carolina covering the Planet Caravan festival for the music site Basically it’s travel writing combined with a review of the fest, but it’ll be updated daily like blog entries … Continue reading

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Saeed Jones at the Niagara

This Thursday Night, please come out to see our very own blogger Saeed Jones at the Niagara Bar. He will be part of the Young Writers Series that occurs there, and Jayne Anne’s son Soren Stockman will be hosting. Festivities … Continue reading

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The Acentos Review and My Humility

The good:  My story Simón Simone Simón was just published in The Acentos Review.  I should feel good right? The bad:  I submitted an earlier version in error. So if you notice something is off, or a comma is missing, please don’t … Continue reading

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