Sally Caves

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Industry Education
Location The North Coast
Introduction Writer, artist, educator, researcher, conlanger, map-maker, Second Lifer, and machinimatographer. I frequent the virtual and the hyperreal.
Interests Writing poetry and fantasy fiction. Reading. Drawing strange little things. Writing songs and singing them. Inventing languages. Investigating monsters and other elementals. Teaching students about such things.
Favorite Movies The Fountain, Pushing Tin, Quiz Show, Agora, All About Eve, Blade Runner, The Dark Crystal, Donnie Darko, The Lives of Others, Metropolis, Wings of Desire, Mirror Mask, La Passion de Sainte Jeanne, Marty, Face in the Crowd, Memento, The Thirteenth Warrior, No Country for Old Men, Fargo, Master and Commander of the High Seas, Gladiator, The Insider, The Informant, Vision, Election, The Mothman Prophesies, Star Trek, The Queen, The Virgin Queen, Tron, It's a Wonderful Life, Princess Caraboo, 2001: A Space Odyssey. And many more.
Favorite Music Tailleferre's Sonata for Harp, Prokofiev's Love of Three Oranges, Debussy's La Fille au chevieux du lin, Sting, The Dresden Dolls, Billy Joel's Downeaster Alexa, OneNation's All the Right Moves, Iva Bittova, Dadawa, Annie Lennox, my own compositions.
Favorite Books Just about everything by Martin Amis, Ursula Le Guin, Milton's Paradise Lost, Shakespeare's Tempest, King Lear, The Voynich Manuscript, by we don't know whom and whose code can never be cracked, Codex Serafinianus, Hildegard of Bingen's Scivias, Symphoniae, Lingua Ignota, Beowulf (in the original Old English), Johathan Lethem's As She Climbed Across the Table, Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, Eleanor Estes' Ginger Pie and all her Moffitt books, Ovid's Metamorphoses, Arthur C. Clarke's Rendezvous with Rama