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January 26, 2009
In this post: rejection letters, romantic rejection, my petty impulses, The Kenyon Review , and children's publishing.
January 25, 2009
I thought I'd share with you 10 things I have learned during my time at home, and despite their narrow margin of relevance, maybe they'll come in handy someday.
January 23, 2009
The movie centered on Darius, a 15-year-old with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Darius' brother Mario died of the same disease when he was 19, and Darius talks about his brother occasionally during the film.
January 22, 2009
This mix of people leads me to a very important topic: food. Malaysia, and particularly Penang, where my grandparents live, is well-known on those travel cooking shows for having amazing food. Those shows aren't lying.
January 21, 2009
She told me how excited she was about the reading, and went on with something to the effect of: "I feel like all you creative writing majors have this separate writing world you live in sometimes. It's obviously such a huge part of your lives, and yet most of the rest of us never get to be a part of it."
January 19, 2009
I crossed the border for the first time today, and witnessed firsthand the tragedies and ironies of our immigration system.
January 19, 2009
In this post: the inadequacy of my wit, avoidance of bad ad copy, books I should read, and Nick Hornby.

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