Imperfect Letters as Perfect Artform

I recently started working on a typewriter. It’s more than old, more than a pleasure. It is an exercise in deliberation and reading with imperfect aesthetics—a perfect medium.

The way my fingers fatigue from pressing down so hard, the way I don’t know how to use the ancient typeface waters my drought as I have become more restless with summer’s press. I’ll post the prose here.

Free writing into these gorgeous miscalculations of font and working on a machine that doesn’t have a functioning backspace or precise spacebar breaks hard habits of sanitation, of uniformity.(Praise God for typewriters.)

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Becoming a Map for Survival: An Interview with Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Miss Leah is one of my favorite people on the planet. Their brilliance and overall badass existence spills into the literary and activist worlds in all shades: poetry, performance, art, writing.  At the heart, always, is community. I had the opportunity to interview them for Guernica Magazine, talking their latest book CARE WORK: DREAMING DISABILITY JUSTICE.  Check it out!