This intensive way of reading, in contact with what’s outside the book, as a flow meeting other flows, one machine among others, as a series of experiments for each reader in the midst of events that have nothing to do with books, as tearing the book into pieces, getting it to interact with other things, absolutely anything . . . . is reading with love.
Gilles Deleuze, “Letter to a Harsh Critic”
(Every time I revise this “About” page—which is about every two years—it gets shorter. Here’s what I’ve got now:)
I am a PhD student in English, and this site is a space where I experiment with new ideas, play with unfinished thoughts, display drawings, and discuss topics in ways less suited to academic writing and publishing.