The Education of Oronte Churm
December 12, 2011 - 11:11am
In which I adjust my armor and march toward the headlands.
November 19, 2011 - 2:56pm
John Warner’s first novel, The Funny Man, was recently published by Soho Press. He teaches at the College of Charleston and is co-color commentator for The Morning News Tournament of Books.
November 14, 2011 - 2:35pm
You only think I make this stuff up.
November 11, 2011 - 11:11am
Somewhere, a provost is feeling a little naked.
November 9, 2011 - 5:36pm
Contributor Okla Elliott interviews writer, poet and translator David R. Slavitt.
October 26, 2011 - 10:45pm
The funny man* drove down from Chicago last week in a rented jet-black Mustang, looking distinguished and prosperous in his subdued houndstooth jacket, dark jeans, and well-made loafers. It was fitting that the university was the last stop on his 12-city reading tour, since he did his undergraduate degree in English here 20 years ago and at least a couple of his former writing professors would be in the audience.
October 5, 2011 - 4:15pm
i suppose in the middle of the road of my life i’ve entered not a dark wood exactly but something like an interstate highway rest area. that may sound cheapened but life is a little diminished in america now where so many are in need they can’t hope to commit the full range of sins to include gluttony/greed and are forced to settle for envy/wrath.
September 13, 2011 - 6:00am
Amateurs, novices, and undergraduates who espouse the aesthetic of the infantile: Everything they make must be regarded as art because it came out of them. As a result, Whoopsies are in favor of shunning craft, history, and labor. But a little pablum would hit the spot.