Registration open now: Chiropractic Poetics, an online workshop running 8 January – 5 March, 2017. (Coming to AWP? All good- we can work around it.) Does your poetic practice feel creaky and out of alignment? Are you bored with what you’re writing? Bring your bones, a.k.a. poems,… Read More
Been working on this fun new project in my neighborhood with Temim… coming to the neighborhood for National Poetry Month: the Mount Pleasant Poetry Project!
I had a great time reading at Woodland Pattern in Milwaukee a few weeks ago for their 20th anniversary benefit reading. And here I am with fellow poets. Photos by Susan Barribeau.
Thank you so much to Indiana Review for the Pushcart poke for “Patrón,” my long poem about a wayfaring trans sailor named Patrón, and for believing in the poem in the first place. If you missed it in the print issue, you can read it here:
Last week I read an old Annie Dillard essay in which she writes, “One of the few things I know about writing is this: spend it all, shoot it, play it, lose it, all, right away, every time.” A few days later, the universe helped me out: The Spectral Wilderness, my book manuscript, will be published in 2014; Mark Doty chose it for the 2013 Wick Poetry Prize. Blissed out, and now, back to the grind of writing my fall syllabus.