People w/ their copies of YPP from top to bottom: Cassandra Nguyen, Alexander Allison, Paul Dedalus, Spencer Madsen, Mira Gonzalez, Elizabeth Ellen, Daniel Handler/Lemony Snicket, Hannah Fantana, Roy Marin and Billy Valentine, Matt Nelson (Mellow Pages Library), Dan Magers, Kirsten Felicetti, Anonymous, Emma Silvers, Grant Maierhofer, Katherine Sullivan, Dave Shaw, Hannah Lee, Natalie Chin, Jeremy Bauer, Michael Seidlinger, Lauren Walsh, Heiko Julien, Jayinee Basu, Lexi Roberts, Matthew Sherling, Matthew Simmons, Anonymous, Max Pray (Powell's Books), and Chris (Mellow Pages Library).
Alexander Allison and Artifice Magazine interviewed me re YPP and other things here. Matthew Simmons and Hobart interviewed me re YPP and writing here.
Lillian Ruth Nickerson and CityArts Magazine interviewed me re YPP and real life here.
I'm sorry for the delay in the release date but the book should be out soon, either 15 OCT
or close. Those who have preodered will be entered in a raffle for a giveaway Frances and
I are working on together. Thank you for your support and contact me if you have any
I think I am going to start writing more here. I don't reveal much online but I think I am going
to start to journal more here. The other day I realized it was October.
the cover for YOU PRIVATE PERSON, my first collection of short stories forthcoming from Scrambler Books (2012), is now live. Designed by Mark Leidner. Much love and eternal gratitude to Mark. He is pure genius.
1 // Frances Dinger co-curated a literary art installation event called 'read with me' here.
2 // Frances Dinger and I helped build 'the spiral project' installation piece here. Coverage by City Arts here.
3 // a recording of my reading w/ Frances Dinger, James Ganas, and Steve Roggenbuck is now live here.
4 // HTMLGIANT posted about the teaser trailer for YPP here.
5 // Simon & Schuster tweeted about the teaser trailer for YPP here.
6 // The Weaklings Library features my e book, WHAT IF, WENDY, here.
7 // Dennis Cooper re video games here.
8 // Snow on tha Bluff by Blake Butler here.
9 // Mister Rogers Remixed | Garden of Your Mind | PBS Digital Studios here.
1 // I will be reading tomorrow (10 MAY) w/ Frances Dinger, James Ganas, and Steve Roggenbuck at Left Bank Books 7PM as a part of Steve's tour here.
2 // Dennis Cooper's 50 favorite music albums of all time here.
3 // last edition of bright stupid confetti w/ blogspot here.
4 // FAMOUS AUTHORS' THOUGHTS WHILE BEING PHOTOGRAPHED by Blake Butler here.
5 // regretsy here.
6 // Michael Inscoe here.
7 // Reading Matthew Stokoe's High Life by Christopher Higgs here.
8 // Miranda Mellis reads from None of This Is Real here.
'pets with insomnia' is an excerpt from a novel I am currently working on tentatively titled 'gigantic.'
pop serial here
universal error here
Michael Inscoe has made a short film based on one of my short story 'we are a goldmine.' The story is from my collection of stories YOU PRIVATE PERSON forthcoming from Scrambler Bookslater this year. Much love and gratitude to Michael. Michael Inscoe is my brother. Watch the video below.
This post is dedicated to my late uncle, Jeffrey Davis.
1 // INTERNET POETRY published a piece by Frances Dinger + me here.
2 // I reviewed Green Girl by Kate Zambreno here.
3 // Paul Constant of The Stranger re my reading with APRIL LIT CRAWL here.
4 // Seattle Star re my reading with APRIL LIT CRAWL here.
5 // My short story 'cities' is featured on bright stupid confetti here.
6 // 'we are a goldmine' for Frances Dinger directed by Michael Inscoe below
I will post a mass post re '2011 cultural take-over' very soon.
I recommend: The Marbled Swarm by Dennis Cooper, SELECTED UNPUBLISHED BLOG POSTS OF A MEXICAN PANDA EXPRESS EMPLOYEE by Megan Boyle, Quartet by Jean Rhys, Green Girl by Kate Zambreno, 13 Assassins dir. by Takashi Miike, and Michael Jordan.