What is your beverage of choice?
soy london fogs
Tell us a little bit about your work in REALITY BEACH.
one of the poems was about my grandparents’ house & my memories there as a child & the other is about my best baby in seattle, hayley <3
What is your typical writing process?
i think of a line and either start writing from it right then or i save it in my phone for when i sit down to write and am going off of nothing. there’s always a line that i start from; the rest just pours right out. i also don’t edit my work.
If you had a talk show, what would the name be?
shut up, shy
Do you have any home remedies for loneliness?
What have you conquered recently?
i finished my bachelor’s degree yesterday!
Where can we buy more of your work (if applicable)?
bottlecap press has my chap, AWAY STATUS, & my etsy & society6 name is lazywednesday if you want to buy any prints of my watercolors. also, hmu for commissions! i do custom paintings for $100 & book covers (i send a scan and sell the painting at a coffee shop or something) for $50 😉
What motivates you?
nothing. sometimes i go to readings or read a book & feel inspired tho
Any upcoming projects?
i have a full-length manuscript sitting around that i’m going to work on a bit more and am kind of just trying to get more stuff together. i don’t write enough. i want to publish a full-length soon tho & i want to paint paint paint paint paint
If Earth is a mother, and Time is a father, then what is Art?
Make sure to check out Shy’s poems in Issue Two!