World Makers: Ocean Vuong and James Ijames

I heard someone talking to or about the the writer Ocean Vuong every time I turned on the radio last week, and then I opened the New Yorker and saw him in there. I recognized his name from the cover of a book of poetry I picked up a few years ago, Night Sky with … Continue reading World Makers: Ocean Vuong and James Ijames

The Monti GrandSLAM

It’s been over a week since the Monti GrandSLAM on April 18. The delay in publishing my thoughts has been a combination of processing and procrastination. In case you aren’t familiar with the Monti it is true stories told by the people who experienced them relating to a theme and within a certain amount of … Continue reading The Monti GrandSLAM