September 22, 2015

And Then I Burst Into Tears

By Cody Walker

Yes, it’s gourd season—but for those of us who teach, it’s also syllabus season and course-packet season. I’ve joked before that I expect to be buried with my course packets; […]

April 8, 2015


By Cody Walker

In The Rag-Picker’s Guide to Poetry, Rick Barot, one of the book’s contributors, offers this bit of testimony about his development as a writer: For years, what I cared about […]

January 1, 2014

Out with the Auld

By Cody Walker

Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Of course not, says experience, and conscience, and (answering his own question) Robert Burns. So we raise our cups o’ […]