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Kenyon Review Conversation: “Cry of the Occasion”

Posted by on Aug 28, 2012 in News | 0 comments

The Kenyon Review asks me a series of questions about  my poem “Cry of the Occasion,” which appeared in The Kenyon Review‘s summer issue, including this exchange: What have you learned about the writing process in the last five years? I love, have always loved, that total world-silencing concentration, that “flow” state...

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Speaking in Tongues, A Barbecue Communion at Eatocracy

Posted by on Aug 22, 2012 in News | 0 comments

My brief essay “Speaking in Tongues: A Barbecue Communion,” originally written for the Southern Foodways Alliance’s Gravy, is on CNN’s Eatocracy today. Here’s a brief excerpt: What barbecue you eat provides an image of your tongue, of your taste, and thereby of your general discernment – even your tolerance. Where you...

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