Auditory Memory Posts

June 16 / 1990s

I’m not mad, I just had nuff’ of the ruff stuff Remember when Queen Latifah was a rapper only? You talk about flavor, I got enough flavor to make a grapefruit sweet Get old ladies jumpin’ out of their seats…

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May 10 / 1990s
May 5 / 1980s
April 28 / blog

This post is reblogged from a post yesterday at Okey-Panky — my interview with the lovely writer and editor Alice Bolin. Earlier this year, we published Susanna Donato’s essay “Fast Food.” Today she answers a few questions for editor-at-large Alice Bolin.…

Read the PostFOUR QUESTIONS for Susanna Donato — Okey-Panky

April 22 / 1990s
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April 14 / blog

I’m fresh back from the AWP Conference/convention/book fair in Los Angeles last week — well, fresh-ish, and freshly recuperated after a week of rest — and ready to share. AWP, the Association of Writing Programs, puts on a huge convention every…

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February 1 / 1980s

By day, I handed a drive-through order to a man whose testicles lay outside his nylon running shorts, like a small bald rodent. ….   The good people at Okey-Panky published my short essay “Fast Food” today. Please read it —…

Read the PostNew essay: “Fast Food” in Okey-Panky

September 23 / 1980s

You know when you’re driving in the car, listening to the radio, laughing politely at the DJ’s jokes, and then that song comes on, and you’re singing along, so familiar, and then about two-thirds through, you realize I NEVER WANT TO…

Read the PostI love to hate you, baby

August 7 / 2000s