“How do you have collective action without collective imagination?”

Basically the core of my research interests, except summarized succinctly and eloquently by Cameron Awkward-Rich. Here’s the rest of the quote but be sure to check out the full interview on Bettering American. “I actually think it’s quite weird to imagine that social change can happen without literature, since books of various kinds (and I’m counting oral traditions…

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{ Raining Poetry } Bringing Poetry Into the Everyday Lives of the Unsuspecting

Check out this delight inducing urban intervention for rainy days from Mass Poetry in Boston. Raining Poetry is a beautiful and simple idea (though you need some biodegradable water-repellent spray to execute it), which aims to bring poetry into public space. Using a biodegradable water-repellent spray and stencils made by local artists, the city’s Mural…

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