Currently reading

Currently reading – W-3, by Bette Howland. Howland was an American writer born in 1937. This memoir, about her time in a mental hospital after a suicide attempt when she was a divorced, single mother, launched her writing career. However, she shunned the spotlight and her work fell into obscurity until it was rediscovered and reissued by Brigid Hughes at A Public Space. Howland died in 2017.

Currently reading.

Currently reading – R E D, by Chase Berggrun. Berggrun is an American trans poet. This book is an example of “erasure poetry,” where the author takes an older text (in this case, Bram Stoker’s Dracula) and removes a significant amount of its words, creating a hybrid work with a different meaning.