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!
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 […]Read More “Punch Cards” Essay on the Poetry Foundation’s Harriet Blog
I made a Spotify playlist for the September 2017 issue of Poetry — and here it is! The editors also asked me to write about the playlist, which you can read in the link above.Read More Spotify Playlist for the September 2017 Issue of Poetry Magazine
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