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From the Desk of … E. Kristin Anderson

This week I asked poet and author E. Kristin Anderson to share a photograph and describe one item on her desk.

a photograph of the desk of E. Kristin Anderson

The little pink notebook next to the manuscript pages for HYSTERIA is a dedicated notebook for the project. Every project I do, whether it’s a novel, a chapbook, a planned collection or an anthology gets its own notebook. I journal in it (brainstorming) when I’m stuck, write down everything from new poems/scenes to marketing ideas, keep track of deadlines and to-do lists. I stick Post-its in there (if I forgot to drag the notebook somewhere). Plus, I know we writers all hoard notebooks (especially during back-to-school season). Admit it. And this gives me an excuse to hoard AND use them! E. Kristin Anderson

Erin Dorney

Erin Dorney is the poetry editor for Third Point Press and lives in Minnesota. Follow her on Twitter at @edorney or learn more at www.erindorney.com.

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Erin Dorney

Erin Dorney is the poetry editor for Third Point Press and lives in Minnesota. Follow her on Twitter at @edorney or learn more at www.erindorney.com.

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