Burning the Drafts

June 14, 2011

Tags: Delmore Schwartz, Charles Hale, fire, voodoo, budweiser

My friend Charles Hale, of the red wheelbarrows and white chickens, has moved to Colorado to open his own window cleaning business and finish writing his novel.

I spoke to him recently as he was sitting in an empty apartment after a 19 hour drive, and I was sitting in Hudson River Park wondering if (more…)