The Homes and Houses of Memorial

This article contains spoilers of the novel discussed. Through the university’s English program and the Crossing Border Festival, I had the pleasure to interview Bryan Washington, author of the best book I’ve read this year: Memorial. The novel had been on my to-be-read list for a long time already, having heard of it for theContinue reading “The Homes and Houses of Memorial

A Footnote On Heartbreak

Photo by Lhya Munive In her poem “The Lover as Tapeworm,” Olivia Gatwood asks: “how is it / possible / that you / are both / my joy / & the taker / of it?” I’ve been thinking about these lines every day for the past month. Needless to say, I’ve been thinking about theContinue reading “A Footnote On Heartbreak”