Photo by Darragh Casey As the recent recipient of a Poetry Fellowship, the Massachusetts Cultural Council asked me and some other artist--fellows to respond to a question for their ArtSake blog. It went like this: Art-making is all about starts, stops, and unanticipated turns. When a work goes unfinished, it may be to make room … Continue reading Shelved

Zoe Deschanel & the Narrative Arc

If this were a movie and someone slyly beautiful were playing me, say Zooey Deschanel (with thick glasses to make her look a little less Deschanel), we’d be approaching some kind of zenith, we’d be belaying up a sheer rock face to the tippy top of the narrative arc where we might temporarily mistake denouement … Continue reading Zoe Deschanel & the Narrative Arc