I’ve been invited to step in as guest editor for a certain amazing literary magazine in 2017! Details to come!
Thrilled to have served as the inaugural Poetry Director for the 2016 Milton Literary Festival in Georgia!
My poem “Pulse, Storm” was recently selected for final print issue of Crab Orchard Review in 2017!
Issue 04 is here from Four Chambers Press. Beyond thrilled that my poem, “Venice,” for Nathaniel Hawthorne and Sophia Peabody, is a part!
“Severed” and “Statue Prayer at Fifteen” are both featured in the #NeoGoddesses issue of White Stag literary journal!
Still pinching myself over the news that the incomparable Stephen Dunn selected my manuscript as a finalist for the 2016 May Swenson Poetry Award! Many congrats to Patricia Colleen Murphy; be on the lookout for her collection, Hemming Flames, this summer!
And, just a few weeks later, I learned that my manuscript was also chosen as a semifinalist for the 2016 Crab Orchard Poetry Open Competition!
I am also a current semifinalist for The Washington Prize through The Word Works.
I am also celebrating the news that I will be returning as a fellow at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in September!
Looking forward to celebrating the Boog City 9.5 Festival by reading at Unnameable Books in 600 Vanderbilt Ave., Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, February 13th at 7:10 pm! See you there!
The My Cruel Invention Anthology is here! My poem, “Pinned,” a winner in the 2012 Artist’s Embassy International Dancing Poetry contest, makes its debut in print! Many thanks to the innovative vision of Bernadette Geyer for curating this anthology.
My manuscript was chosen as a semifinalist–for second year in a row!?!– for the 2015 Crab Orchard Poetry Series First Book Award! I am incredibly honored, thrilled, gobsmacked!
Very grateful to be returning to Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in late September through early October.
I will be back on the Java Monkey stage for the 2015 Decatur Book Festival, on Saturday September 5th, 4:15-4:25.
And, I am thrilled to be reading with Joseph Harrison at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center on September 9th from 8-9 pm.
The Great Gatsby Anthology is here! http://www.amazon.com/The-Great-Gatsby-Anthology-Fitzgeralds/dp/0692427066
Chautauqua #12 on Privacy and Secrets is here!
In May, 2015, my poem “Seventeen Years Later I Revisit Claude Monet’s “Antibes as Seen from La Salis” won the annual ekphrastic poetry contest at the Toledo Museum of Art.
“Pinned,” my tribute poem to inventor Walter Hunt, is forthcoming in the My Cruel Invention Anthology from Meerkat Press
“Observations from the Base” is forthcoming in Gulf Coast.
In July 2015 it was my honor–and girlhood dream realized!–to serve as a Literary Docent for the Toledo Museum of Art!
My ekphrastic poem, “Rail,” written in response to Philip C. Curtis’ “Wait By the Station” is included in a limited run chapbook published by Four Chambers Press and the Phoenix Museum of Art. Order your copy here!
I am beyond thrilled to share the news that my current manuscript was recently selected as a semifinalist in the 2014 Crab Orchard Poetry Series First Book Award
I will be a returning as a fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in the fall of 2014!
Collaborative chapbook, Jasper Reads: Download is now available through Muddy Ford Press