Author Archives: Tracy Guzeman
The May revelry has begun. Waxwings are getting high on nascent mulberries, the fuchsia’s getting ready to pop, cakes have been baked, early lettuces plucked. The first cheese soufflé of the season is rising in the oven, and asparagus and artichokes are on … Continue reading
Ship fever The shape of water, the fatal shore We, the drowned Swimming home Clinging to the wreckage all around Atlantis. (from the brilliant Andrea Barrett, Andrea Camilleri, Robert Hughes, Carsten Jensen, Deborah Levy, John Mortimer, and Deborah Eisenberg) … Continue reading
You A match to the heart Incendiary Everything ravaged, everything burned. (Austin Grossman, Gretel Ehrlich, Chris Cleave, Wells Tower)
The brilliant editors at Flavorwire shared this last month, and I keep going back for another look. Karoline Hjorth and Riitta Ikonen may be my new favorite artists. The expressions on their subjects’ faces are sublimely knowing and transcendent; the settings … Continue reading
Looks a little like something Hitchcock might have concocted, but there’s no Tippi Hendren involved, only a piece of Hawaiian pizza left unattended.
Saturday Middle men carry the one To the wedding. The sucker’s kiss – are you mine? With your crooked heart, more like not running away. (Ian McEwan, Jim Gavin, Carol Anshaw, John Berger, Alan Parker, Abby Frucht, Helen Dunmore, Paul … Continue reading
Look at the great cover art from Jane Zwinger for the Spring 2013 issue of Glimmer Train Stories. That could be my attic. Except for the sled. Sadly, not much snow in the Bay Area. But the board games on … Continue reading