Author Archives: Chase Dimock

About Chase Dimock

Chase Dimock teaches Literature and Writing at College of the Canyons. He is the Managing Editor of As It Ought To Be.

AIOTB Has Officially Moved to its New Site: As It Ought To Be Magazine

As It Ought To Be has moved to its new site: asitoughttobemagazine.com. Check us out at our new address! All our new articles and posts will be featured on the new site. So make sure to like the new page … Continue reading

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2018: A Year in Poetry

. 2018: A Year in Poetry By Chase Dimock   In 2018, As It Ought To Be proudly to featured astounding work by many brilliant poets. As the Managing Editor, I can say that my favorite part of the job … Continue reading

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First-Hand Accounts From Made-Up Places: An Interview With Poet Mike James

First-Hand Accounts From Made-Up Places: An Interview With Poet Mike James By Chase Dimock … When you read Mike James’ new book of poetry, you realize that the contradiction in the title is the intersection where his creativity dwells. For … Continue reading

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The Pop-Up Halloween Store

  The Pop Up Halloween Store By Chase Dimock   The Pop-Up Halloween Store is the zombie corpse of a long dead retail outlet rising from the grave. Beneath the orange banner looms the faint spectral glow of a Borders … Continue reading

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Leadwood: A Conversation with Poet Daniel Crocker

Leadwood: A Conversation with Poet Daniel Crocker By Chase Dimock   In Leadwood, Daniel Crocker surveys twenty years of his work as a poet. Ranging from the metaphysical significance of the McRib to courageous deep dives into bipolar disorder, Crocker’s … Continue reading

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The Incredible Bipolar Hulk: A Conversation with Poet Daniel Crocker

. The Incredible Bipolar Hulk: A Conversation with Poet Daniel Crocker By Chase Dimock . The genius of The Incredible Hulk is that everyone can identify with him. All people have a reservoir of anger inside them, and we all … Continue reading

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In the Mental Architecture of the Deceased

In the Mental Architecture of the Deceased By Chase Dimock . Five years ago, my father, grandfather, and I remodeled the bathroom in our family cabin. This was no luxury ski chalet or time share condo masquerading as a cabin. … Continue reading

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