Hawk Parable was featured on KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque! Thank you, New Mexico Highlands University! Here is the link.Read More Hawk Parable featured on KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque
I’m so honored that Hawk Parable is on the The Millions Must-Read Poetry: April 2019 list with books by Lauren K. Alleyne, Jericho Brown, Emily Skaja, Lawrence Lacambra Ypil, and Harry Clifton! Thank you so much, Nick Ripatrazone! “We really don’t spend a lot of our lives looking up—the sun steals our sight, or we might trip over our own […]Read More Hawk Parable on The Millions Must-Read Poetry: April 2019 List
Hawk Parable (University of Akron Press, 2019) received a starred review in Publishers Weekly! “In his 1950 Nobel Prize acceptance speech, Faulkner argued that under the sway of a “universal and physical fear,” writers had forgotten how to attend to “the problems of the human heart in conflict with itself.” In her second book, Mills (Tongue […]Read More Hawk Parable – Starred Review in Publishers Weekly
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
My second book of poems, Hawk Parable, won the 2017 Akron Poetry Prize (forthcoming in 2019)! I’m beyond honored that Oliver de la Paz chose my manuscript for this award. I’m so excited to be working with Mary Biddinger and Amy Freels at the University of Akron Press and have my poems join the beautiful books […]Read More My Second Collection of poems, Hawk Parable, won the 2017 Akron Poetry Prize!