happy spin around the sun, friends. congratulations on making it through. here is what i was grateful to sink my brain into this year -- mostly fiction, some memoir and essays, a handful of poetry and plays, lots of beautiful work by inspiring friends. listed in order read (not ranked), with some of my most devoured/cherished compiled in the gallery below. i wish each and every one of you the words you're looking for in 2021. may this next revolution be more sparkly than dumpster fire.