Monthly Archives: June 2013
A rap at the door, then UPS footsteps walking away. Drizzle of rain. My awaited package (Yunte Yuang‘s Cribs), neatly wrapped in plastic and tied to the doorknob so it wouldn’t get wet. That’s beyond good manners.
In 2008, a kind of punk house appeared in Pittsburgh, PA based around literature instead of politics or music. Since then the Cyberpunk Apocalypse writers’ project has housed 36 writers from across the US and Canada, been the place of completion for 7 books, countless comics, zines, poems essays and articles. It has acted as home base for six reading tours and has hosted events ranging from book clubs and show-and-tells, to the Heinz funded Writers’ Showcase series: advancing reading as performance. (more…)
Do you ever have that feeling of traveling someplace for one thing only to find you’re there to bear witness to another? That’s the feeling I had yesterday as I walked past a nearby church where hundreds of people were gathered for a funeral. (more…)