Things Buffalo: My New Skin


Kim Chinquee, a writer, professor, and editor based in Buffalo, dips into Lake Erie and other past waters.

Things American: Buffalo

Things American

Buffalo is a whale that fell asleep at the bottom of the ocean. Buffalo is a three-year-old that doesn’t cater to vegetarians. Buffalo is a new poem. It’s that weird bird that turns into fire. Buffalo is a Bowie knife run across a forearm twenty years ago. It’s an outpost of a long gone people.

Things American: The Buffalo Sentence (Federman, Coetzee, Creeley).


Ted Pelton, publisher of Starcherone Books, explores the city’s former writers and their experiments in and meditations on the sentence.

Things American: An Introduction to Buffalo


This week, three writers from Buffalo share with us their experience of living, learning, and writing in the city.

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