Hyphen Magazine: New Story Featured in Arts & Culture Section

Humbled and honored, in a time of larger, hard-won victories and so many tragedies, to have a new story featured in the Arts & Culture section of Hyphen Magazine. If you read “Any Old Patient,” I’d love to hear your thoughts–as this piece deviates from my usual style, and was based on an actual event.

Notes from the Motherfield: August 2020

It’s been an absolute honor to be a part of Kore Press’s Notes from the Motherfield, alongside literary superstars including Toi Dericotte, Beth Alvarado, Khadijah Queen and so many others. I’m delighted to announce that Kore is taking its popular series, Notes from the Motherfield LIVE, online again in August 2020 and that I’ll be … Continue reading

C U @ AWP 2020?

If you’ll be at AWP 2020, let’s link up and toast to a mob of 12,000 lit’ nerds invading San Antonio. Hit me up, or find me here: To Boldly Go: Unconventional Publishing Opportunities from Radio and Beyond, 2020 AWP Conference: March 5, 2020, 1:45pm Room 214D, Henry B. González Convention Center 900 E Market Street … Continue reading

Tonight: Two Tats and a Lie

NYC lit’ community, please join Kate Angus, Matthew Aaron Goodman, Arisa White, Clifford Thompson, Shelly Oria, Mike Fu and Soma Mei Sheng Frazier for a round of micro-readings tonight, 10/12, at PEN America’s Lit Crawl NYC. TWO TATS AND A LIE Two readings relate to actual tattoos inked someplace on the readers’ bodies, and the … Continue reading

AWP 2020: To Boldly Go

To Boldly Go: Unconventional Publishing Opportunities from Radio and Beyond How are you getting your work out there? We are no longer limited to bare text on the physical or digital page—so I look forward to being part of an AWP 2020 panel discussion between mixed-media publishers, distributors, and technological facilitators who have worked across … Continue reading


It’s an enormous honor to have a feature in the inaugural issue of PULP. But what is PULP? To quote Katie Tandy, “PULP is a multimedia sex, sexuality, and reproductive rights publication celebrating this human coil hurtling through time and space. If you have a body, love a body, or are apt to wonder, just what … Continue reading

Don’t Give Up on Alan Greenspan

…is available now, from CutBank. Another educator recently contacted me to let me know he’d be assigning the book to his students. If you read it, please give me your honest feedback. If your students read it, please relay theirs. Cheers!  

Award-winning Prose Chapbook Forthcoming from CutBank

If you plan on attending AWP 2019 in Portland, OR, I’d love to see you at the release party/reading (details forthcoming)!

AWP News to Boggle the Brain

Last year, for AWP, a group of Cogswell College undergrads and I flew to Tampa to present on the intersections of technology and the arts–and how a small, non-writing-focused college could use simple tools and complex literature to launch an international publication. Next, we’re Portland-bound! (Please find the event description for our AWP 2019 event … Continue reading

AWP Tampa, Here Comes COG…

Honored to announce that my proposal was accepted by AWP, so I’m headed to Tampa in March 2018 with three Cogswell students and a stellar COG contributor – poet July Westhale – to present the following panel: Taking it International: Undergrads on Creating a Multimedia Zine Read Outside the U.S. (Cheyenne Mikailli, Joseph Fortuno, Mohammed … Continue reading