Reading in the World

It’s been a while since I was at a residency in person, and teaching at Solstice MFA reminded me what I love about these residencies when they’re irl. They’re more than classes. They’re more than readings. They’re more than workshop. So much happens in the interstices.

Howling and Unbecoming

She pulled the suitcase slowly over the litter of ice chunks and grit. She held it steady so it wouldn’t tip. As she stopped under the bus stop sign, she carefully set it from two to four wheels, as if it was full even though it was almost empty. Lina didn’t know how she had lost all her things.