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Author of various books including SUBDIVISION and LET ME THINK, from Graywolf Press, April 2021. English Prof. Tweets disappear after one week. he/him/his.

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@_beccaharrison Very nice!hey- psst- Do you know an underrepresented writer applying to MFAs? @MfaApp matches each applicant with an MFA grad… https://t.co/QABPROoJC5
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10/22
2020
@CarrieCuinn Same to you 😬 @CarrieCuinn 16 new cases today total. This is very, very unnerving @dumbily I have weirdly had the opposite experience...everybody’s eyes look adorable to meBad endings are an authorial failure to articulate, to fully understand and reckon with their story's deep thematic… https://t.co/IzUa1oTyT4
Retweeted by J. Robert LennonGood endings are often both surprising and inevitable, and the sense of inevitability comes from the way a good end… https://t.co/Ddk3Z5CSpW
Retweeted by J. Robert LennonThe reason most stories have bad or non-existent endings is the author has not yet fully engaged with their materia… https://t.co/9QCX2x44Z4
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Retweeted by J. Robert LennonToday’s zoom necktie background, now illuminated with The Power of Orbs™ https://t.co/4e1bmnC431Manifold Garden is one of my favorite games from last year, and you can play it on PC now. It’s a mesmerizing puzzl… https://t.co/kKl7rBJkiRThis is such a stellar idea. Would have killed for such guidance before I’d applied to my MFA. Student cuates, cheq… https://t.co/3RRv6xL7hb
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Retweeted by J. Robert Lennon @ScablandsBooks @elissawashuta Heck yeah Kate @elissawashuta I don’t do anything half way. I don’t even do anything all the way. I do things all the way exactly twice @elissawashuta Your old pal Mr. John Robert Lennon has not one but two @BCDreyer No danglers, BenI wrote about recent virtuoso experiments that have measured how long particles take to tunnel through walls. Physi… https://t.co/v0ylcRseam
Retweeted by J. Robert Lennon @tvaziri Yes, followed by: so what are they gonna do about it...chase him?
10/21
2020
@5redpandas @clnichols6 @sannewman There are a bunch of similar ones on Amazon, here’s one...I got the one I did be… https://t.co/N8OHnrnvho @clnichols6 @sannewman J. Robert Lennon: Behind the Tie @5redpandas @clnichols6 @sannewman Adalena, during my orb search I discovered that, in fact, there are absolutely orbs of many colors @5redpandas Sorry try this? https://t.co/DDtu5zqW7u @5redpandas If you end up with a pc, this is a good 4K monitor, I’m embarrassed to admit I got one just to play vid… https://t.co/8ZOtmSsKQZWhat does the New York Times think a bloodbath is https://t.co/mX8jYFo79F
Retweeted by J. Robert Lennon @5redpandas The 5k iMac is one of the nicest displays out there. I run Lightroom on it @accommodatingly Oh god I LOVE their cover of Tape from California. Forgot all about those records, I need to listen to them again @accommodatingly Counterpoint: never stopGotta stop listening to that ambient swill https://t.co/7oQc6u71rC
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Retweeted by J. Robert Lennon @clnichols6 @sannewman LIVIN THAT ORB LIFE https://t.co/eWhy0DkYom @sannewman https://t.co/1M76VNl2XJ @clnichols6 @sannewman Seriously email me! Tell me what software you’re using and I’ll try and walk you through itSame. https://t.co/QCDyHs3KZ9This is the one part of this excellent thread that I disagree with a little. I like to see a bit of range. One grea… https://t.co/htfuwwHdLg @sannewman I am excited because I got two grapefruit sized GLOWING ORBS to put atop my speakers and this has solved my lighting problemsWhen somebody says they’re going to be ten minutes late, hope that’s OK, and you think you typed NP in response, bu… https://t.co/Sw8b0PTpM8I'm only one of a few faculty who will read CNF applications, but I'm looking for -a clear love of words and senten… https://t.co/eTEEVaJ4ut
Retweeted by J. Robert Lennon @HalfMermaid @mrsambarlow All these people look like they’ve never touched a human being before and have been tryin… https://t.co/iUKOn09V7j @egabbert True, and yes, I agree, he does want us to die!! @egabbert Well...this particular vaccine has become weirdly politicized on both sides...anti vaxxers on one and peo… https://t.co/oMJEteJMPpthis morning, I am remembering, for no particular reason, the agent who requested a full manuscript of my first nov… https://t.co/6fGtbOWXI7
Retweeted by J. Robert LennonNicholas Winton saved almost 700 Jewish children from the Nazis during WW2. Years later, he was invited on a tal… https://t.co/GLFlfy2Obk
Retweeted by J. Robert LennonFor 2.5 months I dove deep into this story on the state of mental health for laid off oil and gas workers post-bust… https://t.co/2WS81xLred
Retweeted by J. Robert LennonGrateful for a starred review of “Music for the Dead and Resurrected” in the Publisher’s Weekly today. It means th… https://t.co/39kK0yC7iA
Retweeted by J. Robert Lennon秋を素材に作曲しました。I composed this piece with autumn as the material. https://t.co/Z2xJZzo9eK
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10/20
2020
Congressman wants to clean up graffiti. Great. I would join you but I have to quarantine due to a pandemic you have… https://t.co/dZsXuY7ZdL
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Retweeted by J. Robert LennonIs this your first time hearing about the Short Story Advent Calendar? Get up to speed (or complete your set) with… https://t.co/dXAtD4SM9I
Retweeted by J. Robert Lennon @rrrrrryan The School of Hip Looks! @jeffvandermeer My favorite tree of my entire life, a giant catalpa at Rhian’s place, collapsed in a windstorm a fe… https://t.co/724IdpfBThthe palace, seaside heights, new jersey, 1978 https://t.co/thpCjpKGFY
Retweeted by J. Robert Lennon @jeffvandermeer Whew!! Glad to hear it, seriously @darren_defrain Thank you, friend 😎Today’s zoom necktie background https://t.co/lwwWx7MrMl @jeffvandermeer What on earth“The data revealed that the bird reached a max speed of 55 miles per hour and flew nonstop for 11 days, likely with… https://t.co/Chh1wdPfj2
Retweeted by J. Robert Lennon @dankois I’d argue that it’s technically a type of sandwichgrossinger's lobby, liberty, new york, 1977 https://t.co/6uOdTdKNoP
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Retweeted by J. Robert Lennon @sannewman Dude that’s you now. You’re the fox guru
10/19
2020
Minsk is a city of chestnut parks. On one street, during today’s traditional Sunday protest, two buses of riot po… https://t.co/7LHKKwS3LU
Retweeted by J. Robert Lennon#Job Opening: Open-rank search for a tenure-track or tenured appointment position in Africana Studies at Smith Coll… https://t.co/6kjGgCnuWl
Retweeted by J. Robert LennonBut demanding that people, especially BIPOC and white women writers, put their real names and likenesses on thousan… https://t.co/iH3CelBcrM
Retweeted by J. Robert LennonSomeone (not me, I don’t know anything about this) should do some kind of panel about how writers can build “platfo… https://t.co/6kyYUDzA04
Retweeted by J. Robert LennonOn my instant film Instagram account, @mamiyaroid I’m posting for polaroid week all week. Here’s a self portrait I… https://t.co/ap7oimDd2z
Retweeted by J. Robert Lennon @csittenfeld “I don’t know how to explain it” @zzpacker Oh god ZZ please be rightI guess it’s #patchtober so I watched a #vcvrack tutorial and made a synth tone that shifted itself in and out of t… https://t.co/iyq7zSGKvO
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10/18
2020
@5redpandas Yeah!! Beauty @5redpandas I know you’re not a big food pic poster but I’d love to see what you’re making @5redpandas I feel like, with a wok, my stove just never gets hot enough. Like it wants a restaurant kitchen!! Ther… https://t.co/mtCCFR5JaTIT GOES OVER YOUR NOSE! IT GOES OVER YOUR NOSE IT GOES OVER YOUR NOSE IT GOES OVER YOUR NOSE IT GOES OVER YOUR NOSE
Retweeted by J. Robert LennonSo - this center fielder robbed a home-run but pretended he didn’t - allowing the batter to run the bases before le… https://t.co/Zec7PDVL9K
Retweeted by J. Robert Lennon @daveweigel Ahhh love it @savranly UGH. That name change was such a no-brainer, too, “Plantations” didn’t even make logical sense. Those fuc… https://t.co/22fDH71u4YThey’re playing Laura’s theme from Twin Peaks at the grocery store and it’s fucking terrifying, I love this.
Retweeted by J. Robert Lennon @ScablandsBooks The only item available is creamed corn @BCDreyer I continue to be so delighted that you are now a famous bestselling author ❤️The majority of responses that I have received or seen online (even when critical) have been overwhelmingly positiv… https://t.co/gxJpI5bDto
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Retweeted by J. Robert Lennon @rhianmellis @clnichols6 @sannewman LOL I want to hear the ladies @clnichols6 @sannewman My pleasure! Whatever software you’re using probably comes with a limiter, there may even be… https://t.co/voHdoaNSlP
10/17
2020
@piesaac @crowsx3 did but you took it further!! @joeyalison He should sleep on top of an igloo and be super into Damien Hirst! @clnichols6 @sannewman Most people’s podcasts sound like shit because they are in a bad sounding room but you guys… https://t.co/9gSL1BnZGD @clnichols6 @sannewman And you might use eq to carve a little of the bass out of your voice, Sandy’s mic is a littl… https://t.co/cgcLDoUdYl @clnichols6 @sannewman Basically, if you apply limiting to each vocal track, it will keep your vocal volumes consis… https://t.co/vfJ7rlnXhS @sannewman @clnichols6 just wanted to tell you that I loved the first Lit Century, and your voices are great and we… https://t.co/yib5GFSXAp @egabbert @ambernoelle @t_mcallister @AdamOPrice Well please invite me? @ambernoelle @t_mcallister @egabbert For better or worse this is where my people are! I once talked with… https://t.co/IR5X3IPj1a @ambernoelle @t_mcallister @egabbert I’m pretty ok with my current reduced-engagement state of being!! And I think… https://t.co/5dJS5M5flk @egabbert Your tweets have been laying the groundwork for days. You’re one of the reasons I’m still here every day thoughhttps://t.co/7OWw7ysEFz
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10/16
2020

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