True to How We Are In the World: Day After One

June, 1, 2013: It’s the Day After One at Nola Studiola!

And, we are so excited to welcome Jay Ponteri, whose interview will be accessible by clicking on Jay Ponteri under “Visitors.”

Jay Ponteri‘s memoir, Wedlocked, has recently been published by Hawthorne Books. His chapbook of short prose, Darkmouth Strikes Again, is being published by Future Tense Books, 2014. His essay “Listen to this” was mentioned as a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2010. He has published prose in Del Sol Review, Seattle Review,Salamander, Cimarron Review, Puerto Del Sol, and Forklift, Ohio, among others. He directs the undergraduate creative writing program at Marylhurst University and show:tell, The Workshop for Teen Writers & Artists. He is the founding editor of both the online literary magazine M Review and HABIT Books, a publisher of prose and poetry chapbooks.

In 2010, he published his insightful interview with David Shields at Tin House, and, speaking of, his essay, “Thoughts On A Sentence by Robert Walser” appeared under the same noble masthead this month. That hulking great of an independent book store, Powell’s, in Portland, Oregon, hosted him for a week on their blog, in which he drops some seriously awesome recommended reads.

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