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Authorial Intrusion.

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You still have time to register! Join us for a virtual event with @DrLisaBThompson in conversation with Kiese Laymo… https://t.co/ah3ZSM6qU0
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCracken @CafeMuscato Heavens! I had no idea! That does make it even better. @saraoleary Oh, come on! That baby's adorable. @CafeMuscato Do you know this? https://t.co/5faLCrA46zI cannot afford Houdini's Production Baby, but I love it very much. https://t.co/nbuwsfuZTuJaime Clark!! We love Jaime Clark. https://t.co/FeaLJCd4MK
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCracken @harrymccracken Numbers man, you're driving me crazy.To celebrate the publication of THE SWALLOWED MAN, @riverheadbooks is giving away a copy of the book AND a sketch… https://t.co/5ciEOgxPsK
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCrackenI, too, bite because I like it.Little My is the character I identify with most in literature. (Apart, perhaps, from Lucy Van Pelt.) https://t.co/TpkSQv5kzd @Paul_Lisicky This is how I am going to greet you, when we see each other in person at long last."A necessary, important, and totally engaging book." @PublishersWkly's 2-page feature on @ClintSmithIII's HOW THE W… https://t.co/XmMfD6jm0u
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCrackenI always liked the fact that such a clear oddball became so successful even if I didn't watch any Larry King TV sho… https://t.co/YNGD1tiX4a(There's a story about listening to the radio in those days in my upcoming collection. It is not otherwise autobiog… https://t.co/JSKRLW3Rs0(In those long days, supported by a fellowship, I woke up every morning intending to work & procrastinated until ab… https://t.co/7bAlWf1jeXI'm pretty sure this was on WRK0 from Boston. I knew that if I stayed up so long the first two hours came on repeat… https://t.co/XRYvv9NkZcI was mostly interested in Open Phones America, when people called in.& so I kept the radio on low so that when I stopped concentrating on my work I could hear a little humanity.I was living in Provincetown without a television in those long ago days when the middle of the night was lonely & silent.I never really watched him on television but I wrote a l lot of my first two books listening to Larry King's overnight radio show. @deannaraybourn @paul_abruzzo So good, right?I don't mean that my book's good, just that it's not superfluous, by my reckoning.In a couple of months I'm going to publish a book & I'm just coming to the realization that too many books are publ… https://t.co/fqswSlt5pQ @deannaraybourn My friend @paul_abruzzo once referred to this as the kind of pan "that looks like the inside of a… https://t.co/4hueBbVMoU @lynchmegan An Englishperson in the house. I understand: frightening, but in the end not *so* bad.A drawing a day. Day 310. It has been at least 309 days since I drew a donkey and I wondered if, heading into the w… https://t.co/ySkXRmFRFt
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCracken @laurenthehough I have a horse person too! https://t.co/VKKWO3DQ74
1/23
2021
It's almost here! Don't miss @EdwardCarey70's magical THE SWALLOWED MAN, out next Tuesday! 🐳🕯️… https://t.co/prlhrcvS5V
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCracken @annelysegelman You are delightful. Who was it? Let me at 'em. @ayeletw Dammit. I'm sorry.& then on February 4th, for @BookPeople, he will be talking to the legendary Gregory Maguire: https://t.co/d5M6yf7Ny8Hello! @EdwardCarey70's new book, The Swallowed Man, is coming out Tuesday. On Wednesday he is in conversation with… https://t.co/LSK8mE03jJ @Danchaon You've recovered remarkably well, all things considered.SUBS ARE OPEN FOR A COUPLE MORE DAYS. YOU BETTER GET A MOVE ON. https://t.co/t1EIqxA1mU
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCrackenToday at 12:30! https://t.co/gLNjlxyCpD
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCrackenNot all heroes wear capes 🦸‍♂️🦸‍♀️ 2020 was decidedly rough but to celebrate the New Year, new administration, and… https://t.co/mwLIffpyfX
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCrackenA week after pub date, W-3 is going into second printing! Bette Howland would be glad to find so many kindred spiri… https://t.co/2JACh9iXI7
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCracken"As Gurganus writes, 'We grant ourselves so little daily hope. Meanwhile, barely noticing, we've already managed wo… https://t.co/D01BmFZhSk
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCracken @michaelschaub @williefitz Well, you kind of did, whether you wanted it or not. Beige, oddly sweet, chickeny, coffe… https://t.co/ka6lRNLuRh @williefitz & these evolved into the "Hot Drink Machine" in every ice skating rink of my 70s childhood, which dispe… https://t.co/2hm1JBXoiRBecause I guess we're doing this again: transwomen are women. Come sit by me, sister. https://t.co/Etvyvyp2Ym
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1/22
2021
Sens. Whitehouse, Wyden, Smith, Blumenthal, Hirono, Kaine, and Brown have filed a complaint with the Senate Ethics… https://t.co/mlZuFgeDSW
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCrackenA drawing a day. Day 309. Theodor Severin Kittelsen, great Norwegian artist of trolls. (Died OTD in 1914. As reques… https://t.co/z1g7loByFS
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCrackenI got vaccinated today & I have since finished a 2nd poetry collection comprised of just sestinas. I graded the 1st… https://t.co/BgZsgwrSDf
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCrackenToo much change too fast. https://t.co/i5DNEWI1wZ
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCracken @anitasethi Mazel tov, Anita! @Domino_Perez So many fuckheads! But I found that one fuckhead particularly preoccupying.Looks like they’re about to play hackysack https://t.co/MZBNiparvg
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCracken @Domino_Perez What will I think instead of, "What's that fuckhead doing now? @kalenski @GlendaBurgess We just watched the playback of the presser. That's what did it for me. @fraubux Oh!I have the strangest feeling of being dropped back in the river of time, with a past & a future, as opposed to bein… https://t.co/UTaitUZve4
1/21
2021
A drawing a day, and occasionally two. Day 308. Hello at last. https://t.co/3ygrTq95Wa
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCrackenPoetry for the win.
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCracken @Domino_Perez I mean, I loved all of it, but that's my favorite. @Domino_Perez I loved that part so much.It's not everything but my God the difference.Our Vice-President & President are loving & lovable. @MissLiberty I am so sorry, Liberty.Very hopeful about the new administration but sometimes I do have wrangle that we may not have a president named El… https://t.co/jd3PXtvLBa @dalaimama As I typed that tweet, I thought of its deliciousness, I have to admit.I feel "Tiny Dancer" is possibly the least presidential of the entire Elton John oeuvre.I hope he's rage eating a whole stack of Egg McMuffins.I have a lot of work to do but watching this sideshow pack up & get out of town is much more gratifying than I thought it would be. @MyfanwyCollins It may simply be that the superannuated asshole believes "it slaps."Talking heads making much of the fact that Trump is using his campaign playlist at his departure, reading the tea l… https://t.co/sxICn6UmXj
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCracken @MyfanwyCollins It is one of the only things about him that is deeply mysterious. What on earth can explain it?Fiction writers! We're hiring for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in fiction starting July 1, 2021… https://t.co/2bTn3R1wI4
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCrackenMid-career BIPOC directors or choreographers can apply for @SDCFoundation's Lloyd Richards New Futures artist resid… https://t.co/4EGDcFqWH8
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1/20
2021
If Rudy coulda got a sculpture of me in that fancy crowded sculpture garden, I might have tossed him some shekels.A drawing a day. Day 307. Goodbye at last. https://t.co/2UeK2Htxt0
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCrackenIf you're curious about the editing process behind poems, there's an app for that. https://t.co/TCGgT1uYSF
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCracken @ambernoelle @rosshowalter Truly a Great American Novel: it does everything. Such a brilliant book.Gonna be busy on the last full day of trump's presidency. What to expect: - more winning - Mexico Venmos cash for t… https://t.co/CKySs6qfaW
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCracken @thismaya This is good news for all of us! @KurtisScaletta @johnmoe @CharlesPPierce @deepwatermike "Massachusetts--fried clam mama--take me hoooome." @SarahThyre Eeeek! & also it has the ring of truth. @CharlesPPierce @deepwatermike This is indeed the greatest Massachusetts song of all time. @CharlesPPierce @deepwatermike (I am from Massachusetts.) @CharlesPPierce @deepwatermike You want somebody to beautifully work in the word "Massachusetts" many times in one… https://t.co/yZx3PKo9hX @elizmccracken Would you please share my niece’s Girl Scout Cookie link? Going door to door is tough in covid. Cook… https://t.co/Y4OvQIDDwV
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCracken @elizmccracken yep https://t.co/zw3NTInKMl
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCracken @markbibbins I figured I couldn't be the only one! It's uncanny!Anybody think that Fred Trump & the My Pillow guy look freakishly alike?
1/19
2021
This photo is from a friend of mine, @buffalo_wallow, from Iowa. He has a chicken that’s so tough, she lays her egg… https://t.co/1VOzdexF3j
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCracken @annelysegelman In a distant mosh pit filled with animals, all of whom you love. @QueenKika He's amazing! We have a little replica of one of them.Brilliant. https://t.co/zfm7JI3xOz @elliottholt Happy birthday, Elliott! You deserve all beautiful things, including that cake.A drawing a day, occasionally two. Day 305. Branwell Brontë. “I sit this evening, far away, from all I used to know… https://t.co/A5BFUwMueT
Retweeted by Elizabeth McCrackenAny reference to the astral plane requires this, of course: https://t.co/9QjNI7dWzVSo lovely to see this beautiful essay today in the non-astral plane (the morning's newspaper). https://t.co/FTStU2rhRh
1/18
2021
@teri_atthepaper "...and here's what I'll do to fix it." @nothingsmonstrd Me, too. Saying he won or (worse, I hate this rhetorical flourish) "will be president" doesn't cou… https://t.co/N4aostmzmJAdmitting that Biden won the election doesn't count.I'd really like any Republican asking for unity to start with one thing they've done for unity. @jrobertlennon @BCDreyer An Old Timber sounds delicious! @jrobertlennon @BCDreyer A vesper with Malfy lemon gin, two olives & a twist. @jrobertlennon @BCDreyer It makes less sense in the cold light of coffee.A drawing a day. Day 305. Anne Brontë. “My soul is awakened, my spirit is soaring and carried aloft on the wings of… https://t.co/nMljETJeQN
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1/17
2021

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