At first I thought it was a facade. These smiling faces greeting me wherever I went. “Need directions anywhere?” “Oh where are you from?” “I really like your shirt.” “You’ll love it here.” But as orientation passed and classes began, this friendly demeanor seen in many students stayed persistent. After another week of random compliments and helpful advice, it hit me. The people at Kenyon are just genuinely nice. Shit… I don’t know if I can do this for 4 years.Continue reading
Lit Lit is…well…I get someone lit (interpret that as you will) and we talk about lit(erature). Continuing my theme from last time, I had the pleasure of getting two people lit, Justin Martin and Robyn Robyn-Robyn to talk about two books, Magic for Beginners and Get In Trouble by Kelly Link, an author of fantasy and magical realism. They are two spooky short story collections for this spooky Halloween edition of Lit Lit. Our dialogue is written in plain old font, action in italics.