“Punch Cards” Essay on the Poetry Foundation’s Harriet Blog

I wrote about the Afterimage visual works in the September issue of Poetry magazine for the Harriet Blog, and the essay is now live! Thank you so much to Fred Sasaki and Lindsay Garbutt for bringing this into the world, and many thanks also to Don Share and Holly Amos. “Punch Cards” explains the process behind the Afterimage works and also […]

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New essay in The Rumpus!

I have a new essay (“Periphery”) in The Rumpus published on Aug. 9th–the anniversary of Nagasaki–about atomic bombs, family history, nuclear testing, and New Mexico.  The essay also includes my photographs of southern New Mexico. Thank you so much, Lyz Lenz and Marisa Siegel! You can read the essay here.

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MADWOMAN: A Forum on Shara McCallum’s Poetics

Thrilled to share that “MADWOMAN: A Forum on Shara McCallum’s Poetics,” which I co-curated with Derrilyn Morrison for Poetry International, went live today! This forum is comprised of an introduction by Derrilyn Morrison and essays by Michela A. Calderaro (“Shara McCallum’s Madwoman and Other Madwomen”), Vahni Capildeo (“Movement in Space: Transitions between Words in Shara […]

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Howlarium: “Undead Darlings”

Thrilled to be part of Jason Howell’s “Undead Darlings” series for Howlarium: a curation of material cut from a work that has been either published or unpublished. Here is the link!  About the series: -paragraphs, passages, alternate endings (or openings), compelling notes or sentence clusters—either cut from a draft or published work, or errant / unused […]

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