Category Archives: Art

One Writer’s Prose is Another Writer’s Poem

I’ve recently been interested in found and erasure poetry, or poems created from other texts. Since I’ve been doing a lot of theory work and craft essays on @SocialLit these poems are a fun way to remain inspired without draining … Continue reading

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Home Base

On my way home from the Charlotte airport I passed a van with a bumper sticker that read: “Support your local musician.” Initially I thought that was pretty clever. But after giving it some more thought, I realized how true … Continue reading

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The Southern Gothic Strikes Back

Southern Gothic is back and better than ever. The aesthetic is coming back into style on a national scope. The movement has begun to permeate all different forms of popular art and media. The ghost of William Faulkner is alive … Continue reading

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Poetry and the Private Sector

My good friend Bobby Crawford recently had his poem “Subaru Lover” go viral. His poem has found it’s way onto a lot of different blogs and news sites and has over 15,000 views. A comment on Jezebel, one of the … Continue reading

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The Happy Infinite

Earlier this month, Charlotte based singer-songwriter, Grey Revell, released a new EP called The Happy Infinite. Grey is a good friend of mine and go-to music producer, but he’s also one of my favorite songwriters. His discography extends back to the late … Continue reading

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Practice makes…

A question that I find myself being asked fairly often is, “How do you practice writing?” To which my knee jerk, somewhat sarcastic reaction is to say, “by writing.” Seriously though, there’s not really any other way to practice anything … Continue reading

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Midnight Musings: When we were young.

So I made the mistake of listening to one of my favorite bands, The Gaslight Anthem, late at night. Specifically the song “We Did It When We Were Young”. This song makes me feel gooey and nostalgic and got me … Continue reading

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