Caravaggio CamperdownWelcome. Writing and drawing—two ways of capturing order. Most of the order I manage to capture finds its way into the books I write, but some emerges in other projects. I think of myself as a writer, but my thinking about literary form derives as much from studying and making visual work as from reading and apprenticeship to literary models. Lately, I have been drawing: New Yorkers in public spaces and the great trees of Brooklyn. I don’t know which are the greater characters.

Left: Camperdown Elm.
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