On Reading Widely: 2017 book list

At the end of 2016 I read a lot of year-end lists from people who’d only read books by women or books by people of color or queer writers. These were justice-minded readers, whose goals were to support expanded diversity in the literary community. I wanted to be that kind of reader, and I wantedContinue reading “On Reading Widely: 2017 book list”

On Learning: 2014 book list

During the course of my MFA program at Pacific University I had to keep track of the books I was reading for my Official Reading List, and, after graduation, the sense of accomplishment of simply having managed to continue to read books has made post-graduation writing life seem more productive. Before grad school, I wasContinue reading “On Learning: 2014 book list”