Congratulations to Alex and James!
…both appearing now in the latest Turbine:
Nice work, guys :)
I particularly like that there is a recording of Alex reading his poem!
The best training is to read and write, no matter what. Don’t live with a lover or roommate who doesn’t respect your work. Don’t lie, buy time, borrow to buy time. Write what will stop your breath if you don’t write.
— Grace Paley
I remember reading this interview with him, and he was talking about nuclear war. And he said that all of a sudden, he just started sobbing, which, first of all, it’s hard for me to picture him sobbing, period. But what he was sobbing about about is, he said, he’d all of a sudden been thinking about nuclear war and then he was struck with this horrific thought of, ‘What would happen to my cats, my six cats, if I died?’