Mary Oliver and Opening Doors
Musicals and Memoriams
I can't stop thinking about time.
I laughed at myself in the class I teach, yesterday -- a course on fantastical short fiction, in its second week, focused on character. We read Max Gladstone's "A Kiss With Teeth," discuss the ways in which that story is focused through the lens of character, the techniques by which Gladstone ("Max" now to 1/3 of my cla…