Today I was accepted as an associate artist at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, to study under the poet Gregory Orr for 3 weeks. I’m thrilled. This means that I’ll be taking a two day road trip across a bit of the south (Texas to Florida). If you don’t know how much I love Gregory Orr, you can read about it here.
Gigantic Sequins went to AWP in Chicago. We came, we saw, we shone, we shivered. We drank too much coffee & saw lots of friends. We’re excited for next year when we’re on our college-hometown turf in Boston. There are still a few days left in this submission period, so send your work in.
Everyone should go see this movie, based on Another Bullshit Night In Suck City, a memoir by Nick Flynn. It’s short notice, but if anyone is in NYC tomorrow night, there’s a benefit screeningfor the AIDS service center, which you should attend…