Book lovers, please stop by poet and all around nice guy Eduardo C. Corral’s blog LorcaLoca to see an interview about my chapbook Slow Depth. It’s strange to be on the other side of the interview table! CLICK HERE!
I feel like a whirlwind. No sooner had I left for Chicago and AWP then I was coming back again. I raced around this week unpacking, teaching my Intermediate Poetry Writing Class Richard Siken’s book Crush (or more honestly, I didn’t teach it, we talked about the poems in depth) and then started packing again for […]
Friends, Fans and Fellow Writers, Please come by and see me at the AWP conference in Chicago. Hear me read from my chapbook Slow Depth and get your copy signed. On Thursday March 1, 2012 from 6:00pm-8:00pm: I will be reading at theRane Arroyo Memorial Reading located at 624 S. Michigan AvenueColumbia College North Library Reading […]
Thank you dear readers old and new for sticking with me into the new year. I am grateful for you! 2012 will bring some new things to this blog: new author interviews, more talk about books, and hopefully some more pictures. I haven’t posted many original photos in the past, but everyone likes to look. […]
I am starting to realize as I write edits on poems for my chapbook, that I will judged by readers on poems that I wrote a long while ago. This publishing business takes so long that our “current” work being seen by readers can be several years old. It is humbling for sure. It is […]
On Sunday, I received and email from the folks at Winged City Chapbooks (an imprint of New Sins Press) that they had selected my manuscript “The Geography of Removal” as their annual contest winner. Thrilled could be used to describe my reaction. Perhaps squeeing might be a better aural approximation. I had submitted “Geography” at the […]
Three years ago, I dreamt about a gay poet who lived in NYC. In the dream, someone told me that I had to read his book of amazing poems. It doesn’t seem farfetched for one gay poet to be dreaming about another. I didn’t get the name of the book in the dream, thought I […]