Thanks Adrianne Kalfopoulou for inviting me to participate this merry chain of authors speaking regarding their work. Adrianne, whose wonderful book of essays, Ruin: Essays in Exilic Existence, is forthcoming has written many books of poetry, including Passion Maps and Cumulus and released many essays. Adrianne lives and shows in Athens, A holiday in greece where she's presently around the faculty of Hellenic American College.
To reply to the questions Iâ€™ve been requested (is that this mike on?) with this blog tour (I had been initially told it had been your blog tour p france!), in orderâ€“
1â€“What shall we be held focusing on?
Well, for some time I figured about focusing on my abs (as with, abs-centuate the positive), however it appears you need to go out for your. So, I figured Iâ€™d focus on during all the seven deadly sins. Donâ€™t misunderstand me, Iâ€™ve already covered a couple of of these. However I thought it may be fun to find out if I possibly could could cope with these in a single day. However it appears you need to go out for your, too, and also the day I selected, within Chicago, was 80-nine below zero. Retrograde! Besides, I had been getting stuck on a couple of of these.
So, I figured Iâ€™d focus on filling out the missing areas of the filmography of Chuck McCann I havenâ€™t seen and training my sonâ€™s burgeoning career being an Oscar Levant impersonator.
When it comes to writing projects, I and my co-editor, Patrick Madden, have posted our ms. of essays, After Montaigne, towards the College of Georgia Press. The essays are re-imaginings of Montaignes essays by contemporary essayists, for example Barrie Jean Borich, Mary Cappello, Wayne Koestenbaum, Phillip Lopate, Maggie Nelson, Lia Purpura, Vivian Gornick, and a lot of others.
And Iâ€™ve finished a magazine of prose poems, known as â€śWhoâ€™s Scared of Helen of Troy, â€ť and am almost carried out with a magazine of aphorisms, tentatively entitled, â€śMothers, â€ť with glorious illustrations by Louise Frise.
The following project Iâ€™m focusing on is really a book of essays about character stars. I havenâ€™t completed their email list completely yet. But Jack Carson, Thelma Ritter, Edward Everett Horton and William Demarest are the likely . . . figures.
Iâ€™m also ongoing to curate interviews for Theconversant.org. Within the coming several weeks, Rachel Blau DuPlessis and Ann Snitow and Patricia Promote and Pleasure Castro is going to be showing up.