Kristin Garth is a poet from Pensacola. Her sonnets and other poetry have been featured in Anti-Heroin Chic, Murmur Journal, Occulum, Faded Out, Moonchild Magazine, Quail Bell Magazine, Fourth & Sycamore, Varnish Journal and many other publications. She’s currently constructing a poetry dollhouse chapbook entitled Pink Plastic House: Three Stories of Sonnets. Babydoll I’m baptized […]Read more "Babydoll"
The 157th person to tell me I would never get a job in teaching was my mother’s friend’s sister who was visiting from New York. We met in line at the Safeway and engaged in the small talk that transpires between well-meaning 50-somethings and 20-somethings clinging to youthful naivety. “So you’re in graduate school. What […]Read more "Men Swallow Live Boa Constrictors or How I Got My First Teaching Job"
Sit in the front row. It will make you look smarter. Know that the people who seem smarter, probably aren’t. They just put in more time. You will never have enough time, but you have more than you think. Stop playing video games. Raise your hand. Visit your professor’s office. Do not begin with […]Read more "Advice to My Students on the First Day of Class"
from the PDXX Collectives Winter 2013 reading Karelia Stetz-Waters is author of The Admirer http://www.kareliastetzwaters.comRead more "The Cumulative GPA of Your Barroom Experience"
When I was sixteen, I was not the shit. I mean, I was locked up in the office in the drama room, writing my play, and literally spending my math period sketching out a six part graphic novel series that I knew would get me a deal with Dark Horse if I could just get […]Read more "This is why I wear a Transformers T-shirt to my Grownup Person Job"