"Gradations of Death" forthcoming in Threadcount Magazine , Spring 2018 "Seven Confessions forthcoming in Cease, Cows Janu...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Katz next to a portrait of his wife Ada. Since they met, in the fall of 1957, Katz has painted Ada more than two hundred times. “She’s a classic American beauty,” he says. “She’s also a European beauty.” — New Yorker profile, August 27, 2018
Sunday, September 9, 2018
"Jiazhen, having been born into a well-to-do-family in town, felt that a student like Youquing mustn't go barefoot to school, so she made him a pair of cloth shoes. I myself felt that as long as you studied hard at school it really didn't matter much if you had shoes or not." Yu Hua, To Live
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Friday, January 12, 2018
"As he put in his studs he realized that he was enjoying life as he would probably never enjoy it again. Everything was hallowed by the haze of his own youth." -- Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise