August

Hold Still, Sally Mann Difficult Women, Roxane Gay Monograph, Chris Ware The Interview, Manuel Fiore Blackbird Days, Manuel Fiore (I really didn’t like this one. 80% of the stories in here didn’t merit being reprinted. It felt like the criteria for including work was “we need enough pages to make a book.”) Minor Leagues 6, Simon Moreton (Loved […]

Yearly 2018

Like many artists, I worry about how much work I’m making now and how much work I might make in the future as my life changes in ways I cannot predict. Not long ago I came upon an idea that helps me see this worry from a different perspective. Like many good ideas, it is […]

June

Reader’s Block, David Markson (reread) Georgia O’Keefe: Art and Letters, ed. Jack Cowart and Juan Hamilton But Is It Comic Aht #1, ed. Austin English — I have three living grandparents, all of whom recently gave away many of their belongings. The polite way to describe this, I think, is “downsizing.” Another way to describe […]

May

Gilead, Marilynne Robinson (reread) – I’d forgotten the extent to which this is just a collection of short observations, many just a paragraph or two, with no explicit narrative momentum for the first third or half of the book. It works in spite of that due to 1. a logical and emotionally compelling structure 2. […]

March

Frigobox 10, ed. Thierry Van Hasselt, Vincent Fortemps, Denis and Olivier Deprez Minor Leagues #1-5, Simon Moreton Everywhere Antennas, Julie Delporte Disquiet, Noah Van Sciver Go Tell It on the Mountain, James Baldwin A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine l’Engle —

February

Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie You & A Bike & A Road, Eleanor Davis Comics School #8, Kevin Huizenga Comics School #9, Kevin Huizenga Now #2, ed. Eric Reynolds — In a few days, I’ll be sending out the first edition of my newsletter. You can sign up here. I’m struggling a bit on what to write […]

January

For now, my plan is to continue writing these monthly updates and then also produce my bimonthly email newsletter which will be more in-depth. You can pay a small fee to subscribe to the newsletter or pay nothing to subscribe to it. Both options are fine with me. I’m so grateful to those who have […]

December

Hi. Welcome to the little website I made over the last few weeks. I decided to do this after some time of thinking about social media (where for now I’ll just be reading, not posting) and about how I want to spend my creative time. Everything of note should be housed here, from the content […]