After I went to Prague last month, I began writing prose poems like crazy, inspired by some intangible element I encountered there. But I wanted to write a blog post too. "I want to write a blog post about our trip to Prague," I said to my friend from the Slovenian Literary Council as we sat … Continue reading Prague

culture shock

I was mostly alone for two months before I had any friends or family in Ljubljana, Slovenia, where I'm living for the year on a Fulbright Grant. At the pre-departure orientation in DC this summer, we were told about the three phases of culture shock when adjusting to living in a new country. Phase one … Continue reading culture shock