Posts Tagged ‘Midwestern Gothic’

The Best American Essays 2014 designated “Carlessness” a “notable” essay.

In “Carlessness,” which first appeared in Midwestern Gothic and subsequently was included in A Detroit Anthology (in modified form), I reflect on living without a car and places where that’s easy to do – as well as a place where it’s not.

This is the third time my work has been deemed “notable,” which amounts to a sort of honorable mention. Perhaps one of these years I’ll crash the “best” party.


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After multiple Holidays and Other Disasters-related events late last year, I took a break from readings. I’m getting back to doing them again starting this month. First up, this Midwestern Gothic event in Ann Arbor.


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Midwestern Gothic, which published a poem of mine in its winter 2013 issue, also ran an interview with me on its website. It can be read here: http://midwestgothic.com/2013/01/contributor-spotlight-john-g-rodwan-jr/

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Quietude here shouldn’t be taken as inactivity on the writing front. The latest issue of Meat for Tea: The Valley Review (Vol. 6, Issue 4) carries an essay of mine titled “Top Ten.” I also have a poem in the current Midwestern Gothic (Issue 8). In addition, writing of mine is forthcoming soon in The Avalon Literary Review, African American Review, Cream City Review, Concho River Review and Logos: A Journal of Modern Society & Culture.

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