Category Archives: News

There and Back Again

So I just got back from another adventure! This time I visited various places in Idaho. So I spent three days exploring places, and interviewing for some teaching positions. I’m excited to take my love for literature from the inter-webz to people’s … Continue reading

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Tribute to Jim Harrison

Jim Harrison—writer and poet best known for “Legends of the Fall”—passed away on Saturday, March 26th, at the age of 78. He has published over 30 books, including novels, novellas, essays, and poetry. His best known work, “Legends of the … Continue reading

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On Charleston.

These past ten days I was able to bury myself in a community of writers at my last residency as an MFA in Writing candidate at Pacific University. For my graduate reading, I took a long time to craft the … Continue reading

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Another writing adventure!

Just a quick update, i’ll be heading to the winter residency for Pacific University’s MFA in Writing!! While i’ll be an absorbing sponge for the next ten days, I will be checking in.   In the meantime follow me on … Continue reading

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#SupportWNDB

There’s something magical happening on Twitter! The “We Need Diverse Books” campaign is fundraising! I donated what I could (tahirra.blogs), and I hope you will too. I’ll post a larger article on this topic soon, but for now, follow @diversebooks, … Continue reading

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At the Gala!: The Wonderful World of the Residency

Happy New Year! And with the New Year comes a new experience for me: my first Winter MFA Residency with Pacific University. This residency takes place at Seaside, OR rather than on campus. Students and faculty are put up in … Continue reading

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