Saturday, September 17, 2011

new poem in barely south review

just a quick note to let y'all know the september issue of barely south review just went live, and one of my poems is in it. you can read it here:

i'd love to hear your thoughts / comments!

Monday, September 12, 2011

when you wish upon a book...

so i ordered this book for a class i am taking this semester. i used to find the best rate and found a good copy at the tacoma book center, WA, via AbeBooks. for whatever reason i filled out the "special instructions to bookseller" box on the order form: 

you probably can't quite read this, but it says, "Please could you draw me a unicorn on the invoice?"

well the book arrived today. it was very neatly wrapped (better than any other bookseller i've bought from online so far!) and when i freed the book from its protective cellophane wrapper and looked at the invoice, this is what i found:

thank you, MS / mysterious unicorn artist, this made my day!