‘The Third Symphony’ to appear in this year’s edition of Spindrift

That’s basically the news. I was notified this afternoon. Spindrift is the art and literary journal of Shoreline Community College, where I studied graphic design a little over ten years ago. (I also worked on the 2008 issue.) A new issue is published annually, usually around late May or early June. You can read the [...]

Goodbye ello

When it appeared in 2014, the online service ello positioned itself as the anti-Facebook. No ads, no ‘sponsored’ posts, no selling user data, etc. Not long after the site went live, I wrangled an invite, and joined. It wasn’t terribly exciting, but there was none of the bullshit that frequently plagues Facebook and other social media [...]

Newish update 9/24/2018

Well, I did not write anything today. But, after I found myself intrigued by the artwork I did for the new piece of music I released over the weekend, I have another possible cover for Straining Against the Margins: At first, I toyed with the idea of simply adapting the existing design to book-cover proportions (and [...]

Another update 8/5/2018

Well, I did not write anything yesterday (I say ‘yesterday’ even though I haven’t gone to sleep yet)—but I now have a title for my next collection of poems: Straining Against the Margins. This phrase, which came to mind a couple of days ago, captures quite well the year so far—both for me personally and [...]