Saturday, October 17, 2015

short story slam week 31, happy halloween

Bluebell Books Twitter Club!


lots of times,
I wonder
why
the door
is open
but none
comes
in

at times
I am sure
when
we make
decisions
not all
agree

so
what's the scary
part
of
halloween,
and why
do you
suppose
otherwise?

Saturday, October 3, 2015

a poet to know: introducing rachel zucker


Rachel Zucker

Rachel Zucker

  • Rachel Zucker is the author of The Pedestrians (Wave Books, 2014) and Museum of Accidents (Wave Books, 2009), which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. She is also the author of MOTHERs (Counterpath Press, 2013), The Bad Wife Handbook (Wesleyan University, 2007), The Last Clear Narrative (Wesleyan University, 2004), Eating in the Underworld (Wesleyan University, 2003), andAnnunciation (The Center for Book Arts, 2002), as well as the co-editor (with Arielle Greenberg) of Starting Today: 100 Poems for Obama’s First 100 Days and Women Poets on Mentorship: Efforts and Affections (both from the University of Iowa Press). She is co-author (also with Arielle Greenberg) of Home/birth: a poemic, a nonfiction book about birth, friendship, and feminism. A graduate of Yale and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Zucker teaches at NYU and the 92nd Street Y. She currently lives in NYC with her husband and three sons and was awarded an National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship in 2012.