what i’m reading / who i’m learning from & with:

january 2019:

  • citizen illegal, josé olivarez

  • whereas, layli long solider*

  • giovanni’s room, james baldwin

  • tiny beautiful things, cheryl strayed*

  • what the living do, marie howe

february 2019:

  • conversations with friends, sally rooney

  • the argonauts, maggie nelson*

  • bluets, maggie nelson

  • registers of illuminated villages, tarfia faizullah

  • bestiary, donika kelly

  • the cradle of the real life, jean valentine

  • a place for us, fatima farheen mirza*

  • if they come for us, fatimah asghar

  • the kingdom of ordinary time, marie howe*

march 2019:

  • the book of delights, ross gay*

  • what is found there: notebooks on poetry and politics, adrienne rich*

  • the carrying, ada limón

  • ghost of, diana khoi nguyen

  • a wild patience has taken me this far, adrienne rich*

  • the dream of a common language, adrienne rich

  • julián is a mermaid, jessica love*

  • when women were birds: fifty four variations on voice, terry tempest williams*

  • tap out, edgar kunz

  • the low passions, anders carlson-wee

  • less, andrew sean greer

  • sharks in the rivers, ada limón

* wow(!)