As a poet and essayist, my work is rooted in the impact feminism has had on my life as a man, particularly as a survivor of childhood sexual violence. As a literary co-translator, I write about the relevance of classical Persian poetry to our contemporary lives.
When I first started blogging about 15 years ago, I had not kept a journal—something I’d done with great consistency when I was younger—for a very long time. An integral part of my practice as a young poet, journal writing provided a place to practice. I remember sitting with a bagel and a cup of […]
How I Found Micro.blog and Why I’ll be Deleting My Remaining Social Media Accounts as Soon as Possible
I first learned out about Micro.blog when I started poking around after reading @brentsimmons’ account of how NetNewsWire “came home to him.” I read two posts that he wrote about Micro.blog, and I was immediately intrigued. I’ve had my own blog in various and sundry formats since around 2004, I think—though a huge snafu when […]