Following is a list of the books I enjoyed immensely in 2014; granted, I'm just some guy, so this list makes no presumptions to be more than a list of books that some guy really, really liked, but hopefully you will find something on here that will provide you your next great read. Worth noting: these … Continue reading My favorite books of 2014
Surprised, in the best way, when I discovered last week that my poem, "Poem Beginning with a Line from Eugenio Montale," which originally appeared in the Carolina Quarterly, was published over at Verse Daily as their pick for Friday. Hope you enjoy, and thanks to both Verse Daily and Carolina Quarterly for their support!
After watching "Being Flynn" tonight--a terrific adaptation of his memoir, Another Bullsh*t Night in Suck City, with great acting from Paul Dano, Robert De Niro and Julianne Moore--I've found rekindled in me the very real urge to devour Nick Flynn's precise and potent verse. The first place I went back to, the place I also go … Continue reading Nick Flynn’s “fire”