Rather than do a series of posts after the fact, I thought I’d highlight some of the big things that happened this year! And in favor of nonlinear thinking, I’m not listing them in chronological order. In June 2018, Tupelo Quarterly published the rest of my Afterimage visual series. You can view the set here. Below is the first […]
Read More Lots of Things Happening – 2018 Edition
I’m so honored that my poem “Hansel in College” is The Guardian‘s Poem of the Week. Many thanks to Carol Rumens for this critical engagement; Peter Kahn, editor of the Golden Shovel Anthology where the poem first appeared; and to Gwendolyn Brooks herself. You can read the feature here.
Read More “Hansel in College” The Guardian’s Featured Poem of the Week
I had a conversation with University Relations at New Mexico Highlands University yesterday, and their story about Hawk Parable and the 2017 Akron Poetry Prize is live today. I’m grateful to have had the chance to think about my writing & teaching, and I’m thankful for this support. You are welcome to read the story here.
Read More New Mexico Highlands University Interview about HAWK PARABLE and Teaching
I’m in joyful disbelief to hold the September issue of POETRY, open it up, and encounter my visual poems inside. And they fold out! Thank you so much, Fred Sasaki, for creating such a wonderful home for these works, and Don Share, Holly Amos, and Lindsay Garbutt. My copy of the issue arrived in the […]
Read More Afterimage Visual Works in Poetry Magazine
I have a new poem about my grandmother’s zinnias and the International Space Station up on the the Academy of American Poets! Thank you so much, Alex Dimitrov. It’s an honor! You can read the poem here.
Read More “Zinnias” on Poem-a-Day
Excited to share that I have a new poem, “Mother of All,” up at Love’s Executive Order! Many thanks to Matthew Lippman for fearing my work on his site. It’s an honor to have work here with such wonderful poets. You can read the poem here.
Read More “Mother of All” in LOVE’S EXECUTIVE ORDER
This year at AWP, I’m part of “The Manifesto Project: A Reading and Conversation” panel with Jillian Weise, Vandana Khanna, David Groff, and Rebecca Hazelton. The panel is Friday, 2/10 at 10:30 AM. Hope to see you there! The anthology looks beautiful — can’t wait to have it in my hands. You can see it here […]
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A huge thank you to Alex Dimitrov and the Academy of American Poets for featuring my poem, “House of Père Lacroix,” on Poem-a-Day today! The poem was inspired by Cézanne’s painting by the same name in the National Gallery of Art.
Read More “House of Père Lacroix” in Poem-a-Day
Delighted to have a poem in the gorgeous Still Life with Poem anthology, edited by Jehanne Dubrow and Lindsay Lusby (The Literary House Press, 2016). Here is my contributor copy! The anthology officially releases in October ’16. Many thanks to the editors!
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My poem, “Airman on the Ground,” which is a pantoum made up of lines from my grandfather’s WWII letters, has been made into a film by Fabian Duran, a Media Arts student at New Mexico Highlands University. The poem first appeared in Kettle Blue Review. Thank you, Fabian, and thank you David Sanchez Burr, professor of Media Arts […]
Read More “Airman on the Ground”: Poetry and Film