Hawk Parable has been reviewed by Philip C. Maurer for Tupelo Quarterly! Excerpt: “For all the scraps it collects, Hawk Parable distinguishes itself by the spaces it leaves. What is unsaid, unwritten, or unknown nevertheless develops its own reality and takes a visceral hold on the narrator, on her grandfather, and on the reader. In one of […]Read More Hawk Parable reviewed in Tupelo Quarterly
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!
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 […]Read More MADWOMAN: A Forum on Shara McCallum’s Poetics
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
Many thanks to Lucy Biederman for reviewing Tongue Lyre for Rattle: Poetry of the 21st Century. The review can be read here.Read More Tongue Lyre reviewed in Rattle: Poetry of the 21st Century
The Atlantic: “Yes, We Were Looking at Each Other: Poets on Their Favorite Love Poems.” My Milosz valentine is slide #7.Read More My Little Milosz Valentine