Yes, I'm officially dorking out about my new editorial duties. But it occurred to me over the weekend that I've waited my entire life (so far) for this, and damn it, I am excited! I can't wait to
a) Continue the strong tradition of the Akron Series in Poetry.
b) Take the series in new directions, both aesthetically and in the visibility of the series.
Elton left me a bunch of hooks on the walls, so I'm going to hang things up. I have a window, so I'm bringing plants, too. And, of course, many ms piles. Windex wipes. Gummi worms, maybe. Parmesan goldfish and diet coke.
It's sunny here, and just about everything is looking up. Here's where we were last year. Keeping fingers crossed that it's all behind us.