Thanks to Mark Bibbins, editor of The Awl (may that lovely site Rest in Peace), who reintroduced my poem that appeared there in 2016, "A New Gun Folds Up to Look Just Like a Smartphone," to a new group of readers at the blog for the Best American Poetry series. I wish the poem was less relevant today … Continue reading “A New Gun…” on the Best American Poetry blog
Poems in New South and Forklift, Ohio
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
Launch day: Disappearing, Inc.
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.