I'm excited to have a pair of poems in New South, and one in Forklift, Ohio! Both journals I've admired for some years now as a reader, so it's extra gratifying to be joining their pages this spring. The two in New South are among the first post-book poems I wrote. It's great to see them … Continue reading Poems in New South and Forklift, Ohio
Today, my first book, Disappearing, Inc., is officially published. It's a book I wrote on lunch breaks and in traffic jams, in airport lounges and doctors’ waiting rooms, anywhere I had a moment to myself and my phone handy, a place to get down the phrases and images that kept recurring in my head, filling … Continue reading Launch day: Disappearing, Inc.
Sometimes we are doomed to write the same poem over and over, even if it takes different forms. Sometimes we write in new spaces and on different topics, only to find ourselves circling back to our obsessions. How do our obsessions manifest in our poetry, consciously or otherwise? Knowing what they are and how they … Continue reading Workshop registration open: Recurrence and Echo as Focus in Poetry