Author Archives: m. yang

Send-aways

As I was trying to think of a good way to begin my farewell post (which I started over a week ago), I realized — just about everything makes me think of materialities in some way or another. Just lately in … Continue reading

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Materialities Mix

I absolutely love sending and receiving mixed CDs — so I used this ‘signment as an excuse to compile a materialities/mail-related mix to send to you via this blog. Link to mix (it wouldn’t embed for some reason): http://grooveshark.com/playlist/Materialities+Mix/96473783 Rather, I … Continue reading

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Wintry Mix

Speaking of writers using materials in compelling ways, it just occurred to me that the Shelley Jackson currently making headlines (“Story in the Snow“) for her gorgeous snow project short story is the same woman responsible for the skin project! I remember yearning … Continue reading

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Proceeding to Define “Precious”

Definition 1a of the Oxford English Dictionary holds “Precious” as something “Of great moral, spiritual, or other non-material value; beloved, held in high esteem.” The emphasis on non-material is obviously my own, though my personal choice of precious surface reflects … Continue reading

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