Here is one odd thing I have done. For six and a half years now, I have kept alive my late wife’s Yahoo account. This was her personal email account, one that she tried not to access while she was at work, though if you were a particularly promising student of hers you might be… [Read More]
Mike Smith has published three collections of poetry, including Multiverse (BlazeVOX 2010), a collection of two anagrammatic cycles. His essay “Shadow Texts” is part of a book-length manuscript which documents the strange set of coincidences surrounding the death of his first wife, Emily, five months after the birth of their second child, and the similar diagnosis of his stepdaughter, also named Emily, three years later. Recent poems and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in The Edgar Allan Poe Review, The Greensboro Review, Image: Journal of Art and Faith, Notre Dame Magazine, and The Sun. In addition, his translation of the first part of Goethe’s Faust was published by Shearsman Books in 2012.