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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“Undead Darlings” series for Howlarium: a curation of material cut from a work that has been either published or unpublished.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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#AWP17

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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