The Millay Diary

Thanks to nepotism Evan Allgood gets admitted to The Millay Colony every year, despite being a young child.

Epilogue

July 4, 2012 Dear Diary, If you’re wondering what New York City is like, it’s kind of like Washington, D.C. only instead of people taking themselves too serious all the time, they party. Also this place…

Crawl, Part 2

Days 20 and 21 Dear Diary, I read in some book somewhere that the more time you spend with a character in a book or play or movie or whatever the more you sympathize with them…

Crawl, Part 1

Days 20 and 21 Dear Diary, Well the artist camp studio crawl is officially in the books (okay there aren’t really any records of the event except this one, so I guess it’s in the process…

Calling

Days 18 and 19 Dear Diary, Well we’ve only got a few more days left here at artist camp and I’ve pretty much burned every bridge in Evantarctica so I’ve been working like a madman just…

Dangover

Days 16 and 17 Dear Diary, It’s a good thing doctors are always saving lives because no one would tolerate them if they did anything else, I mean can you imagine if a doctor had that…

Sore

Days 14 and 15 Dear Diary, Sorry to leave you hanging off a cliff like that with my last entry, that was a real J.J. move on my part but this whole mess has been such…

Seance

Days 12 and 13 Dear Diary, Yesterday was Friday the 13th so naturally I was standing on my toes keeping my eyes peeled for ladders, black cats, mirrors (no cracking), and corks (no stepping on them)…

Hitches

Days 10 and 11 Dear Diary, I know it’s racist to assume that all the short-haired lesbians in San Francisco know each other but I mentioned Amy again yesterday and Laurel said, “Wait a second…” and…

Progress

Days 8 and 9 Dear Diary, I wish you could’ve seen the looks on everyone’s faces when Heather and I got out of the cop car tonight. Their jaws pretty much unhinged and dropped straight through…

Seat

Days 6 and 7 Dear Diary, No matter how nice and big a house is, being cooped up in it for a week can drive you crazy, especially in a place like Auschwitz. I’m pretty much…

Meat

Days 4 and 5 Dear Diary, If you’re wondering what hiking is like, it’s kind of like walking only instead of walking at a nice leisurely pace, you do it outside and strenuously and usually uphill.…

Process

Days 2 and 3 Dear Diary, Well it’s been a couple days so you are probably wondering how things are going here at artist camp, the answer is real good writing-wise but real stupid and annoying…

Pilot

In April 2012, Evan Allgood completed a twenty-five-day residency at the Millay Colony for Artists in Austerlitz, NY. Allgood kept a diary for the duration of his stay, and after months of prodding from Trop editor-in-chief…