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Accomplishments by Sean Carswell

2017

Publications:

  • Trump Supporters and Flannery O'Connor's "The Artificial Nigger". Morpheus: Morpheus, 2017. (https://www.thisismorpheus.com/2017/02/trump-supporters-and-flannery-oconnors-the-artificial-nigger/)
  • The Metaphysical Ukulele. New York: Ig Publishing, 2016. (http://www.igpub.com/the-metaphysical-ukulele/)
  • "A Place Called Sickness." Walking the Edge: A Southern Gothic Anthology. Edited by J. Leggitt. Tallahassee: Twisted Road Publications, 2016. 1-11.
  • Gravity's Rainbow: A Love Story. The Millions: The Millions, 2016. (http://www.themillions.com/2016/03/gravitys-rainbow-a-love-story.html)
  • Utopia after Trump. Morpheus: Morpheus, 2016. (https://www.thisismorpheus.com/2016/12/utopia-after-trump/)

Other Activities:

  • Review of: Bret Easton Ellis and the Other Dogs. "Bret Easton Ellis and the Other Dogs Has Nothing To Do with Bret Easton Ellis." Electric Literature. (Apr 14, 2016), 1. (https://electricliterature.com/bret-easton-ellis-and-the-other-dogs-has-nothing-to-do-with-bret-easton-ellis-d063f90a891a#.mte6ac86e)
  • Stories from Ventura Writers. with K. Vose, K. FitzPatrick, and S. Samatar. Reading. E.P. Foster Library, Ventura, CA. April 2016.
  • "Goons and Grrrls: A Meditation on Punk Rock Ideology and Neoliberalism." Critical Sociology. Vol. 42 No. 2 March 2016. 323-328.

2016

Publications:

  • "Thomas Pynchon’s Ukulele." The Journal of American Culture. Vol. 38 No. 3 September 2015. 205-217.
  • "Cash in the Strong Box." VLAK: Contemporary Poetics and the Arts. Vol. 5 No. 1 September 2015. 296-300.
  • "Working Construction." Being: What Makes a Man. Edited by J. McCabe Johnson. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Genders Program, 2014. 84-88.

Other Activities:

  • Review of: The Sellout. "Take Two Beattys and Call Me in the Morning." Flagstaff Live. (Oct 8, 2015), 1. (http://azdailysun.com/flaglive/features/lit/words-that-work-take-two-beattys-and-call-me-in/article_355d9845-0eb1-55bf-bfc9-453ea4f923f3.html)
  • Review of: Life #6. "Lost at Sea with a Rake and a Dud." Flagstaff Live. (Aug 13, 2015), 1. (http://azdailysun.com/flaglive/features/lit/words-that-work-lost-at-sea-with-a-rake-and/article_d70fc66a-f874-5e53-8f68-d38165cc2076.html)
  • Review of: The Miracle Girl. "To Believe or Not To Believe." Flagstaff Live. (Aug 9, 2015), 12.
  • Review of: Three Scenarios in Which Hana Sasaki Grows a Tail. "Stringing the Tails Together." Flagstaff Live. (Jun 18, 2015), 1. (http://azdailysun.com/flaglive/features/lit/words-that-work-stringing-the-tails-together/article_043ae0d3-d963-5ae3-9a18-482caa02503e.html)
  • Review of: Bury Her Deep. "Seedy Noir Demons." Flagstaff Live. 20: 21 (May 22, 2015), 18-19.
  • Review of: Pynchon’s California. "Review of Pynchon’s California." Orbit: Writing around Pynchon. 3: 1 (March 2015), 1-6.

2015

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "The Roving Rhetorician." Paper delivered at CSU Symposium on University Teaching. Los Angeles, CA, Mar 14, 2015. (http://www.calstatela.edu/cetl/csu-teaching-symposium)

Publications:

  • "The Wide Empty Sky." Thin Air. Vol. 20 No. 1 Spring April 2014. 7-13. (http://thinairmagazine.org/)
  • "Mad Nights of Springtime." California Prose Directory 2014: New Writing from the Golden State #2. Edited by J. Ryan Stradal. San Francisco: Outpost 19, 2014. 86-92. (http://outpost19.com/California/)

Other Activities:

  • Review of: Woke Up Lonely. "Redefining the Thrill of the Thriller." Flagstaff Live. 21: 8 (Feb 19, 2015), 12. (http://flaglive.com/assets/_2015/21-8/FlagLiveVol.21Issue8/index.html)
  • "Jack’s Story." Reading for Blind Date: Vermin on the Mount. Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. Feb 6, 2015. (http://www.mcasd.org/events/blind-date-vermin-mount)
  • Review of: The Novelist and the Rapper. "Words That Work: The Novelist and the Rapper." Flagstaff Live. 20: 46 (Nov 13, 2014), 12. (http://flaglive.com/assets/2046/2046.pdf)
  • Review of: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage. "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki – Haruki Murakami." Full Stop. (Oct 6, 2014), N/A. (http://www.full-stop.net/2014/10/06/reviews/sean-carswell/colorless-tsukuru-tazaki-and-his-years-of-pilgrimage-haruki-murakami/)
  • Review of: Forest of Fortune. "Easy to Get Here, Hard to Leave." HTML Giant. (Aug 25, 2014), N/A. (http://htmlgiant.com/tag/forest-of-fortune/)
  • Review of: Dream Chaser. Flagstaff Live. 20: 33 (Aug 14, 2014), 12. (http://flaglive.com/assets/2033/FlagLiveVol.20Issue33/index.html)

2014

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "What it Means to be a Man in America Today." Paper delivered at CI’s Library Lecture Series. Simi Valley, CA, Feb 2, 2014. (http://www.csuci.edu/academics/artsandsciences/simi-valley.htm)
  • "An Ukulele Guide to Revolution." Paper delivered at International Pynchon Week. Durham, United Kingdom, Aug 6, 2013. (http://www.ipw2013.com/cfp/)

Publications:

  • "A Place Called Sickness." Fourteen Hills. Vol. 20 No. 1 January 2014. 147-155. (http://14hills.net/)
  • "The Bottom-Shelf Muse." VLAK: Contemporary Poetics & the Arts. Vol. 4 No. 1 December 2013. 152-159. (http://vlakmagazine2.wordpress.com/)
  • ""Big Books and Little Guitars"." Fjords Review. Vol. 2 No. 2 Fall/Winter November 2013. 36-39. (http://www.fjordsreview.com/)
  • Madhouse Fog: A Novel. San Francisco, CA: Manic D Press, 2013. (http://www.manicdpress.com/)
  • "The Last Days at Fulton County Stadium." Fan Interference: A Collection of Baseball Rants and Reflections. Edited by M. Faloon and S. Reynolds. Plano, TX: Blue Cubicle Press, 2013. 28-34.

Other Activities:

  • Review of: Half World. "The Mind Controls: Sean Carswell on Scott O’Connor’s Half World." Los Angeles Review of Books. (Mar 14, 2014), N/A. (https://lareviewofbooks.org/review/mind-controls-sean-carswell-scott-oconnors-half-world)
  • Review of: Canicule. Flagstaff Live. 20: 7 (Feb 13, 2014), 18-19.
  • Review of: Bleeding Edge. "Getting Constructively Lost." The Nervous Breakdown. (Sep 13, 2013), N/A. (http://www.thenervousbreakdown.com/scarswell/2013/09/getting-constructively-lost-a-review-of-thomas-pynchons-bleeding-edge/)
  • Review of: Warlock. Flagstaff Live. 19: 32 (Aug 8, 2013), 14, 22.
  • Review of: Girl Factory. Flagstaff Live. 19: 19 (May 9, 2013), 14.