The Kind Interwebs

Today, my poem “Performance” was featured on Verse Daily.  It was a happy surprise! Thank you, Mysterious People In Charge of These Things. 

Poetry Foundation Record-a-Poem: Poems for Boston

In the wake of the Boston tragedy, the Poetry Foundation invited poets to upload recordings of poems for Boston on Record-a-Poem.  I decided to record Stanley Plumly’s poem, “Grievers” (from Now That My Father Lies Down Beside Me). 

The Writer’s Chronicle

I came home to contributor copies of the The Writer’s Chronicle this evening. My article “‘Shine in that Vivid Isolation’: A Case Study of the Ghazal in the Contemporary American Lyric” is in the May/Summer ’13 issue. The piece showcases recent ghazals by Reginald Dwayne Betts, Rebecca Dunham, Anthony Madrid, Shara McCallum, and many others, examines the history of ghazals … Continue reading

April Readings: Little Grassy Festival (Carbondale, IL); Dollhouse Reading Series (Chicago, IL)

*2 APRIL READINGS * NATIONAL POETRY MONTH* 2 PRETTY FLYERS* ~ Little Grassy Festival, April 10-12, 2013 Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL Dollhouse Reading Series, April 20, 2013, 7:30 PM Chicago, IL

WBEZ 91.5 Chicago / Poets on the Radio

The “Public Private” reading, curated by Nina Corwin for Woman Made Gallery on 2/3/13, is featured on Chicago Amplified for WBEZ 91.5. You can check it out here. I read with Shevaun Brannigan, CM Burroughs, Sandra Marchetti, Carrie McGath, and Naomi Palagi. Thank you, Kurt Heintz, for recording the reading. You can find samples of some of the poems we read … Continue reading

Women Write Resistance Anthology

Women Write Resistance “Tongue,” the title poem of Tongue Lyre, is in the Women Write Resistance anthology (Hyacinth Girl Press, 2013, edited by Laura Madeline Wiseman.  These poems are fierce. I’m honored to be included in this project.  Review: “Exhilarating and groundbreaking…” -Les Femmes Folles ~ Other poets included are Alicia Ostriker, Maureen Seaton, Judy Grahn, Hadara Bar-Nadav, Ellen … Continue reading

  • Tyler Mills all rights reserved ® 2017