GeneralMichael. Books. Installation art. Alles was Deutsch ist. Dolfin dark chocolate. Unusual music. Old furniture. Auctions. Bourbon. Gin martinis, dirty, with olives.
MusicMatt Lunson, The Cake Sale, Regina Spektor (her voice makes me teary, instantly, every time!), Bent, Portishead, The Pogues, The Flaming Lips, Garbage. Chopin. But also, Frenchband Air, Mujaji, Zero7, The Divine Comedy, Royksopp, Sia, Jellyroll Morton, The Breeders, Erlend Oye, Sigur Ros, Martina Topley-Bird, Cat Power, Goldfrapp, Boards of Canada, Bonobo (the band, not the monkey)
MoviesMatthew Barney's Cremaster Cycle, Fight Club, BladeRunner, Godfather (Part II only), Gosford Park, White Noise, Eastern Promises, and anything by (1) Fassbinder (esp. The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant), (2) Jean Pierre Jeunet (Delicatessen and A Very Long Engagement) and (3) Kristof Kieslowski (Tri-Color Trilogy)
TelevisionSigh...we pay big clams for cable and watch six minutes of advertisements every time they break for commercial. (echoing yell) Why?!
BooksGeorge Orwell, Philip K. Dick, Gunter Grass (yes, even after all we've learned; the man can make images come alive on the page), Joyce Carol Oates, Michael Cunningham, Sinclair Lewis, Chuck Palahniuk, Iris Murdoch, E.L. Doctorow, John Updike, Ray Bradbury, Richard Ford; Cormac McCarthy (in spite of--not because of--the hype)
HeroesMy husband (who, when on 24-hour call, is often found face-down in the comforter patiently talking other people through complex computer problems when you know he'd really rather be sleeping); my Mama and Papa
- Apr 7, 2009 1:14 PM Savannah Schroll Guz's American Soma
- Mar 24, 2009 4:00 PM American Soma is coming...
- Jan 10, 2009 6:41 PM Savannah now has an Etsy shop
- Dec 5, 2008 11:56 PM On the upper ledges of the Garden’s humid grotto...
- Dec 3, 2008 10:13 PM Scholars will disagree....
About me:>>Savannah Schroll Guz holds a Master's Degree from the University of Pittsburgh. In 1997-1998, she was a Fulbright Scholar and worked as a correspondence translator for Bavaria's Prince von Hohenzollern. >>Currently, she is a regular contributor to Library Journal, where she writes a monthly column on newly released reference guides. She is the Pittsburgh correspondent for the award-winning Care Mates Infection Protection Blog. Her interview work will soon appear in The Photo Review and Sculpture Magazine. She is an adjunct English instructor at West Virginia Northern in Wheeling. >>Savannah is author of the short story collection, The Famous & The Anonymous (Better Non Sequitur, 2004) and editor of the theme-based fiction anthology, Consumed: Women on Excess (So New Media, 2005). She has been nominated for a Pushcart and a Storysouth Million Writers Award. A new short story collection, American Soma is slated for release from So New Publishing in 2009. >>She, her husband Michael, and their two dogs travel between the northern panhandle of West Virginia and Pittsburgh's Shadyside neighborhood.
Who I'd like to meet:Jederman, der Deutsch spricht. Ich habe im Jahre 1998 in Muenchen gewohnt, und ich vermisse Deutschland sehr viel. Ich habe leider die deutsche Sprache fast verlernt. Also wenn Sie auch Bayrisch sprechen, bitte eine Nachricht schicken.
- Status: Married
- Here for: Networking, Friends
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- Education: Grad / professional school
- Occupation: Writer