Hi, everyone. Sorry I’m so bad at keeping up with this—I’m trying my best to write essays for my book that are deeply considered and researched and also very long, and it’s sucking up all my energy and soul and attention as the September 1 first-draft deadline approaches. I’ve…
8
1
Hello! I am behind on everything in my life because I recently got a puppy. His name is Kafka, and he is a perfect creature, but I am now spending…
9
in which I embarrass myself by kvetching about my critics
6
Hello, all! It’s been a while since I’ve used Substack the way I initially intended to, namely as a means of alerting people when my work’s been…
3
2
I imagine that there are people who would be disappointed to see me tackle such a topic—people who assume that, because I prefer to write about…
11
Almost two years into quasi-quarantine, and on the eve of what might flare into a second lockdown, I thought I might revive a short essay I wrote and…
2
sort of?
13
1
all the classic topics
2
1
See all

a fête worse than death