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i write fiction and essays & work for APRIL (Authors, Publishers & Readers of Independent Literature). my writing has appeared in various places online and in print. my chapbook "All of This is Nothing" might be available in 2013. i have a page on the IMDB with a single entry. currently, i live in seattle with my partner and a very loud cat.

i tweet here.
Doing my nails to match what I’m reading.

Doing my nails to match what I’m reading.

"reminiscent of the christening scene in ‘The Godfather’": a round-up of responses to President Obama’s Amazon speech

aprilfestseattle:

Shelf Awareness on Tuesday ran several letters to Obama from several independent booksellers and bookseller associations and today, a quote from Ann Patchett’s Wall Street Journal  op-ed: "the good news is that, as consumers, we are free…to decide the fate of bookstores, and of literature itself, with every book we buy."

Publishers Weekly reports here.

And Jeremy Greenfield at Digital Book World says everyone is doing it all wrong.

Also, from Salon: Amazon is worse than Walmart and Amazon is everything wrong with our new economy

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Look at all these old men, literally angry that they may not be able to force women they’ve never met to have babies they don’t want.
A+ comment on the filibuster’s livestream (via batflan)
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liefplus:

story and explanation of tao lin’s tatoo that says “im going to die”

liefplus:

story and explanation of tao lin’s tatoo that says “im going to die”

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listenchen:

Jocelyn Lee, Deer at night, Maine, 2002 (chromogenic print)

listenchen:

Jocelyn Lee, Deer at night, Maine, 2002 (chromogenic print)

maxcapacity:

i was just getting mad about this a minute ago

maxcapacity:

i was just getting mad about this a minute ago

lineandstanza:

Sappho fragment, trans. Ann Carson

lineandstanza:

Sappho fragment, trans. Ann Carson

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The quest for sincerity is like the quest for a perfect lawn.
from the Action Yes statement (via the Internet Archive)
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overloading my schedule with networking events as a treatment for social anxiety

ugh.

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asdavaz:

For those of you out there chasing big dreams, here is a little wisdom from David Foster Wallace:

“If your fidelity to perfectionism is too high, you never do anything.”

For more beautiful vintage animations, visit blankonblank.

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