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Nest Study drawing

pleiades
Happy, honored, delighted to have two poems, “Nightjar” and “Of Pink,” forthcoming in this beautiful journal. Big thank you to Jenny Molberg and Erin Adair Hodges.

colorado review
I was actually in Colorado when I got this lovely acceptance, and I don’t know if that means anything at all except that it’s a joy. My poem “Litany (Boreal)” (part of a longer series of litanies) will be in Colorado Review sometime within the next year, thanks to Donald Revell.

water~stone
I have daydreamed about having poems in Water~Stone, and now two of mine are in the current (Fall 2018) issue. Gratitude to all the editors, especially Katrina Vandenberg, whose poems I love.

narrative
I’m very grateful to the editors, especially Jack Schiff and Michael Wiegers, for sharing my “At Cape Henlopen” as the August 25 poem-of-the-week in Narrative. It’s another journal I have admired for ages, so having a poem here is deeply happy-making.

salamander
My review of Heather Derr-Smith’s remarkable book Thrust is out in the spring issue of Salamander, another dear-to-me journal. Thanks always to editor Jennifer Barber.

beloit poetry journal
Thrilled to have two new poems, “The Field” and “The Guardians,” forthcoming in BPJ, one of my favorite journals. I’m always grateful to the editors, Melissa Crowe and Rachel Contreni Flynn, for their care, generosity, and smarts.

tar river poetry
My review of Mississippi, a collaborative book of poems by Ann Fisher-Wirth and photographs by Maude Schuyler Clay, will be in TRP this fall. Excited about this, and grateful to editor Luke Whisnant.

the rumpus
Thanks to poetry editor Molly Spencer, my review of Sally Bliumis-Dunn’s wise, lovely book Echolocation is up at The Rumpus.

cave wall
I’m thrilled to have three poems forthcoming in the beautiful journal Cave Wall in fall, 2018. They publish so many poets I admire, and sent me the sweetest, most generous, most fun acceptance ever. Deep thanks to editor Rhett Iseman Trull.

provincetown arts
Thanks to the wonderful Kelle Groom, my poem “The Girl With No Hands” is in the current (summer 2018) issue of Provincetown Arts.

jacket2
I loved reviewing Ethel Rackin’s book Go On with J.C. Todd; I always learn so much from both poets. My conversation/collaboration with J.C. is now up at Jacket2, thanks especially to Kenna O’Rourke.

denver quarterly
I’m really thrilled that my poem “The Trees” is part of the fall 2017 issue of Denver Quarterly, a journal I’ve admired for such a long time. Thank you so much to Carolina Ebeid.

poems2go
I feel so honored to be part of this important and heartful public poetry project. poems2go provides printed copies of small poems to participating bookstores and cafes, so that people can take them (the poems, I mean) home to ponder over and live with. This week two of my poems (“The Bat” and “Window and Field”) are part of this process, and are featured on the website as well. Thank you to Christine Jones.

poem of the week
Thanks to the kindness of Andrew McFadyen Ketchum and Judy Jordan, some poems from Keeper (plus a review, an interview, and a writing prompt) are up on Poem of the Week.

anchor
I love it that two poems of mine are part of the current issue of Anchor (and a third is forthcoming soon). The journal (“where spirituality and social justice meet”) is gorgeous, and is doing important work in the world. Thanks to all the editors, including Nadia Colburn, whose writing and being I so much admire.

sidereal
Thanks to Katie Mertz and Amber Allen, my poem “Litany Over Eastern Washington” is part of sidereal’s inaugural issue.

salamander
I’m honored and excited to have a new poem, “Small Music,” in Salamander’s winter 2017 issue. Thank you, Jenny Barber.

salamander
My review of Talvikki Ansel’s third collection, Somewhere in Space, is up on Salamander’s website.

american poetry review
Thanks to the lovely editors, my poem “Litany (Flying)” is in the Nov./Dec. 2016 issue of APR.

beloit poetry journal
My poems “Messenger” and “Talisman” are out in the Fall 2016 issue of Beloit Poetry Journal. Deep thanks to its generous and thoughtful and patient editors, Melissa Crowe and Rachel Contreni Flynn.

newshour
I feel so honored and happy (and a little bit shy) to have my poem “To Swim” included on the NewsHour site. Many, many thanks to Mary Jo Brooks.

salamander
My review of Gabriella Klein’s beautiful first book, Land Sparing, is in the spring/summer 2016 issue of Salamander. Thanks so much to Jenny Barber for allowing me to write this.

jacket2
A collaborative review of Randall Potts’s book Trickster, written with my lovely friend Ethel Rackin, is up at Jacket2. Many thanks to Kenna O’Rourke and Julia Bloch.

crazyhorse
Two new poems, “The Hedge” and “A Separate Bird Each Time (Origami),” are in the Spring 2016 issue of Crazyhorse. Much thanks to Emily Rosko.

american poetry review
A new poem, “Paulownia,” (which is a type of tree, just in case you were wondering) is in the May/June 2015 issue of APR.

teaching

hunterdon art museum
On Sunday, June 10, 2018 I’m co-teaching a workshop on poetry chapbook manuscripts with the wonderful Vasiliki Katsarou. The workshop will run from 10:30 through 4:30; registration closes May 5. I’ve loved teaching this workshop before, and I think past participants have been happy, too. More details at the HAM website here.

zen center of new york city
On December 3, I’m teaching a

 

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