Category: aesthetic theory
Everything I Need to Know I Learned from Alice B. Toklas*
In which Emma learns a very important lesson from her cat. And no, it’s not about sleeping or world domination or getting more cats.
emmabolden2013 is the year of Awesome, A teacher’s education, aesthetic theory, Alice B. Toklas (feline version), Alice B. Toklas (human version), Art and life and love and The Big Stuff, creative writing, Doing, Emma is very lucky, Emma’s Adventures in Over-Analyzing, Emma’s attempts at real life (failed or otherwise), Emma’s theories on what makes for Very Good Poetry, Epic Cat Battles, eyebrows, Fear and how to face it, Free to Be You and Me, Gertrude Stein (feline version), Going to eleven, inspiration, kitteh, learning, learning patience slowly, lolcats, My meowing roommates, perfection is boring. period., Perspiration? Inspiration?, Photo for the day, poems, poetry, re-purposing, revision, shameless cat photos, Shifting metaphors, Stationary Objects and Collisions Therewith, The Drama Llama, The evolution of Emma, The Feline Biography of Alice B. Toklas, The grind, the poem factory, The Videography of Alice B. Toklas, There is no try, This entry brought to you by Tender Buttons, thought for the day, What Emma is up to, wonders and apparitions, Words of Wisdom, writing and not writing, Writing Anew, writing life, You better work
Are There Things That Are Important Beyond All This Fiddle? Or NaPoWriMo and You
In which Emma rationalizes her decision to write and post a poem a day along with her students. Publicly. No, really.
emmabolden2013 is the year of Awesome, A manifesto of sorts, A teacher’s education, Academia, Academic inquiries, accidental confessions, aesthetic theory, All-around amazing people, Amazing discoveries and wondrous visions, appearances, Art and life and love and The Big Stuff, awesome kids we should all keep an eye out for, bad behavior in public places, bright shining spots in the very much dark, classroom, COLLECT!, cool/not cool, creative writing, creative writing pedagogy, Department of Writing and Linguistics, disagreeable/agreeable, Doing, drafts, education, edumacation, Embarrassing stories, Emma is very lucky, Epic Fail? EPIC WIN!, Failure Schmailure, Fear and how to face it, Free to Be You and Me, Georgia Southern, Going to eleven, Inquiries into academics, inspiration, Internet culture, it is ON., learning, Losing courage and other freakouts, my students, NaPoMo, NaPoWriMo, On being a poet, Online culture, pedagogy, perfection is boring. period., Perspiration? Inspiration?, pictorial representations, poems, poetry, Poetry Exercises, teaching, teaching writing, The evolution of Emma, The grind, the poem factory, There is no try, What Emma is up to, wonders and apparitions, writing community, writing life, writing teachers, You better work, [expletive deleted]
Are We Après The Avant?*
In which Emma takes a lot of cold medicine and gets deep with her thoughts.
emmabolden“The Glass Essay”, A manifesto of sorts, Academia, Academic inquiries, aesthetic theory, Anne Carson, Art and life and love and The Big Stuff, Artist’s Renditions, avant-garde, AWP, AWP 2013, AWP Boston, balance, books, color-coding, contemporary poetry, creative nonfiction, Creative Writing Scholarship, criticism, definitions, education, edumacation, Emily Dickinson, Emily Dickinson = The Ultimate, Emma’s Adventures in Over-Analyzing, Emma’s theories on what makes for Very Good Poetry, Errata, evaluations, experimental poetry, experimental writing, Form, Happy accidents, influences, Inquiries into academics, Language systems, Maggie Nelson, Maps and legends, movements, mullings and ramblings, nonfiction, On being a poet, poems, poetry, Poetry Rock Stars, poetry superheroes, poets, publishing, publishing (or not publishing, ranting and raving, reading, readings, The avant-garde, the genre line (and stepping over it), the lyric essay, Those Who Walk The Same Line, visual representations, writing community, writing life, You gotta have friends