- The Ilanot Review recently published my poem "Saint Christopher in the Copenhagen Metro" which you can read here.
- Structo Magazine is taking on my Lenten Psalm Contest this year. Entries for the contest open on Ash Wednesday. General submissions open on March 1. In other Structo news, we've just published a new issue with translations from Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Classical Chinese, and Jèrriais. Our chief editor recently did an interview with Margaret Atwood which will appear in the next issue.
- I've an imitation of Alcaeus coming out in the next issue of Midwestern Gothic.
- Balustrade comes from the Greek word from pomegranate flower.
- My hairstylist on being able to tell if someone is good looking based on pictures: the problem is that you need to see how the still features animate.
- AT&T recently posted an advertisement for Black History Month with the unfortunately genocidal-sounding slogan make black history!
- I'm taking forty days off technology for Lent. I'll pop on to post an analog blog or two but will be limiting myself to a half hour of screen time a day, just enough to get necessary emails, bills, and grading done. If you'd like to talk, we can resort to pen and paper and postage.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Updates and Miscellany
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