HUMP Holidays

New Fiction Books I Read (and enjoyed) in 2012: I Don’t Respect Female Expression– Frank Hinton Disparate Pathos– Meg Tuite Shut Up/ Look Pretty– Lauren Becker, Erin Fitzgerald, Kirsty Logan, Michelle Reale and Amber Sparks Together We Can Bury It– Kathy Fish Conversations with S. Teri O.’Type– Christopher Allen Poached is Not an Option– Carol Wobig These Strangers She’d Invited in– Jac Jemc Three Squares a Day with Occasional Torture- Julie Innis Wild– Cheryl Strayed The Imaginary State of Indefinite Morals– Rae Bryant The Same Terrible Storm– Sheldon Compton Americas– Jason Lee Norman Fire in the Belly: The Life and Times of David Wojnaroicz– Cynthia Carr How Should A Person Be?– Sheila Heti New Poetry Chaps & Books in 2012: Final Notes– Joani Reese Pointed Sentences– Bill Yarrow The Oregon Trail is The Oregon Trail– Gregory Sherl The Book of Poems– Dorianne Laux Wingbeats- Exercises & Practice in Poetry- ed. by Scott Wiggerman & David Meischen If I Falter At The Gallows– Edward Mullaney Duende– Tracey K. Smith Blue Rust– Joe Millar Monogamy Songs- Gregory Sherl Muted Lines from Someone Else’s Memory– Seth Berg Books I Revisited (re-read) in 2012: The Gashleycrumb Tinies– Edward Gorey He is Talking to the Fat Lady– xTx Please Don’t Be Upset and Other Stories– Brandi Wells Blue on Blue Ground– Aaron Smith What the Living Do– Marie Howe Close to the Knives– David Wojnarowicz Oblivion– David Foster Wallace Wingbeats- Exercises & Practice in Poetry- ed. by Scott Wiggerman & David Meischen Laurie Anderson by Rosalee Goldberg The Girl on the Fridge– Etgar Keret The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis Here are a few other links to check out: The JMWW Winter issue has arrived and it is fantastic: http://jmww.150m.com/ Metazen 2012 Christmas EBook for charity has arrived, and my piece, “Black & White/ Color” is included: http://www.metazen.ca/?p=11915 http://vimeo.com/56131260 Brad Listi and his editors at Nervous Breakdown have their year end Best of Books list The Nobbies here: http://www.thenervousbreakdown.com/blisti/2012/12/the-2012-nobbies/ If you have not yet read Domestic Apparition by Meg Tuite, get it now (Pssst: it’s free to download, but hurry!): Domestic Apparition: Meg Tuite: Amazon.com: Kindle Store Joani Reese’s “Happy Hour” is up at Reprint Magazine: Happy Hour | Reprint Poetry Andrew Stancek’s “Everyday Thunder” is the story of the day at Every Day Fiction and you can rate it: Every Day Fiction – The once a day flash fiction magazine. Nate Tower is the Next Big Thing at Write, Juggle, Run: The Next Big Thing Blog Hop « Write, Juggle, Run A terrific poem, one for the ages, at the Winter issue of Ploughshares, by my teacher and mentor Ellen Bass: “Restaurant.” Article Detail Pure Slush has a new book called Gorge out. Several authors, including me, participated in this zany concept: gorge a novel in stories Pure Slush Vol. 4 by Pure Slush (Paperback) – Lulu The Writer’s Almanac’s post of the day, “Waiting on the Corners” by Donald Hall: Waiting on the Corners by Donald Hall | The Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor Fascinating article at Huffington Post about the new movie “Zero Dark Thirty.” SPOILER ALERT! It eloquently discusses the film in depth: G. Roger Denson: Zero Dark Thirty: Why the Film’s Makers Should Be Defended And What Deeper bin Laden Controversy Has Been Stirred Be safe, travel with respect, use safety. Engage in the world around you!]]>

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  1. I’m not certain the place you are getting your info, but great job. I must spend some time reading your book lists. Thanks for excellent information; I was searching for this information for my reading in 2013.

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