"This work is unlike any other, in its range of rich, conjuring imagery and its dexterity, its smart voice. Carroll-Hackett doesn’t spare us—but doesn’t save us—she draws a blueprint of power and class with her unflinching pivot: matter-of-fact and tender." —Jan Beatty

Posts tagged ‘essays’

Daily Prompt Love <3 Ready

11 February 2019

A weekend busy with work, but I managed to finish the prep for all five of the classes I’m teaching this semester. I also got meal prep done for the week, and got a jump on a project not due for a couple of weeks. Feeling all kinds of adult-prepared right now 🙂 

Make art about being ready. 

ready

 

Daily Prompt Love <3 Doing v Being

10 February 2019 

Talked with a friend yesterday about the difference we need to remember:  between being a human doing and human being.  We’re driven to do, and we forget how much we need and should value rest.

Make art about rest, about the struggle to rest, about your restful place, about finding real rest. 

baby daddy rest

Daily Prompt Love <3 Second Hand Beauty

9 February 2019

I love thrift and second hand stores. Not only does thrifting feel like a treasure hunt, but it’s good for the planet. After a rough couple of weeks, I rewarded myself by doing a little thrift shopping yesterday.

Make art about an unexpected thrift find, about second hand beauty. 

second hand mannequin

Friday Call for Submissions Love <3 Two Hawks Quarterly

One of my favorite journals 🙂 

TWO HAWKS QUARTERLY is an online journal affiliated with Antioch University Los Angeles’s BA program in Creative Writing and is setting the bar for contemporary literature with bold and illuminating poetry, fiction, CNF, and quality experimental work. Read us. Write for us. Submissions accepted year-round. For guidelines, see www.twohawksquarterly.com

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Daily Prompt Love <3 Land, Memory

8 February 2019

Make art about what the land remembers. 

tree

Daily Prompt Love <3 Talisman

7 February 2019

The word “Talisman,” derived from the Greek verb “teleo,” means, primarily, to accomplish, or bring into effect. A Talisman is an object believed to confer on its bearer power or protection. 

Make art about a talisman.

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Daily Prompt Love <3 The Climb, The Rubble

6 February 2019 

Make art about climbing out of the wreckage.

the climb

 

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