1. is for Abecedarian

    A Literary Alphabet

    Adapted from The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms by Chris Baldick

     
  2. Corrections

     
  3. The Shape of Ideas

     
  4. Simplify

     
  5. Just a reminder to play Haruki Murakami Bingo today - “Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage” is out in the US! 

    The bingo board photos and handmade pieces are courtesy of Los Angeles-based painter (and Murakami/Incidental Comics reader) Hunter Nesbitt. You can see check out his portfolio here. Thanks Hunter!

     
  6. The Many Faces of the Novel

    Illustration for John Sutherland’s review of “The Novel: A Biography” by Michael Schmidt, appearing in the August 10 NY Times Book Review. Thanks to AD Nicholas Blechman! 

     
  7. What I Learned in Professional School

    For the August 3 NY Times Education Life. Thanks to editor Jane Karr!

    I wrote an explanatory autobiographical blog post here.

     
  8. Rainy Day

    I spent a rainy Wednesday off work learning how to make animated gifs.

     
  9. Creative Housekeeping

    For the Summer 2014 issue of The Southampton Review. Thanks to editor Lou Ann Walker!

     
  10. The Writers’ Retreat

    For the July 20 NY Times Book Review. Thanks to AD Nicholas Blechman and editor Pamela Paul!