Performance Art

Happy to debut a new short story, “Performance Art,” published this month at Trampset (“a literary journal for the tramps”).  Managed to work in Tony Hillerman, Modest Mouse, and Marlon Brando.  But, the idea was to write something in second-person, ala the brilliant Lorrie Moore.  My ex-students may remember that exercise….enjoy! https://trampset.org/performance-art-cf1df457c60a

Performance Art

When I teach at Watkins, I throw some Lorrie Moore at my students, from “Self-Help.”  She’s a brilliant writer; this book is all second person.  So, I give them the option of freewriting in second person.  It’s pretty difficult, really, and I never tried it myself, until…a friend’s zine was calling for submissions based (loosely) onContinue reading “Performance Art”