As the full-length manuscript of the collaborative prose poems I’ve been writing with Dustin Nightingale begins to find its way out to a few presses for consideration, it’s a thrill to share the news that one of the remaining unpublished poems, “Every Other Week a New Planet,” has just been accepted at Jellyfish Magazine!
Additionally, three of our previously published collaborative prose poems have been accepted for They Said: A Multi-Genre Anthology of Contemporary Collaborative Writing, forthcoming next summer from Black Lawrence Press. Yippee!
I’m delighted to share the news that my poems “Shadows of Blackbirds on Our Arms” and “Let’s Arm Ourselves with Supple Skin” have been accepted for publication in the venerable Southwest Review. Helps make up for the fact that someone seems to have misplaced the springtime sun here in Syracuse. Been missing for a week. Probably fell behind the fridge. 🙂
Huge thanks to Poetry Editor Courtney Flerlage and the rest of the folks at Meridian for accepting my poems “The Sky We Want to Reach Up and Press Our Thumbs Into” and “One Theory of What’s Happening Out There” for publication in their upcoming Borders issue!
My poem “It’s Something People in Love Do,” published last year in Sycamore Review has just WON a Pushcart Prize 2017. I’m delighted, elated. Back in 2005 I received my first Pushcart nomination, from Redactions. That and each nomination since then has felt like such an honor. To have actually won a place in the anthology this year is, well, wow. Thank you to the individuals, editors, and journals who have generously supported my work over the years. Thank you to Bill Henderson and the rest of the Pushcart folks for choosing this poem for the 2017 Pushcart Prize Anthology. And thank you again to Anthony Sutton, Mitchell Jacobs, Rachel Reynolds, and the other good people at Sycamore Review for giving my poem a home in the first place!
The good folks at Passages North have accepted my poem “One Push on Top Is All It Takes” for next year’s print issue and I couldn’t be happier. This last March they kindly published my lyric essay “Each Breeze Began Life Somewhere As a Little Cough” online.
Late last summer I started work on a series of lyric essays, each inspired by one of the four classical elements: earth, air, water and fire. As I begin drafting the final one, it’s a massive delight to announce that the first essay, “Each Breeze Began Life Somewhere As a Little Cough” has just been accepted by Passages North as a future online bonus. In a nightmarish national news week(s), I’m very thankful for this.
Thank you so much to The Iowa Review for accepting my poem “We Might As Well Be Hovering” for The Iowa Review Blog, as part of this April’s National Poetry Month poem-a-day celebration.
Thank you to Fairy Tale Review for nominating my poem “We’re Actually Fabulous” for a Pushcart Prize! And thank you to Phoebe for accepting my poem “The Hay Out There and the Hay in You” for an upcoming issue! Two good things that I am thankful for this week before Thanksgiving.
Huge, golden autumnal thank yous to the good folks at Crazyhorse Literary Journal for accepting my poem “These Seagulls Are Better More Gullier Than the Ones in the City” for their Spring 2017 issue!
On this cool gray rainy October day it’s a delight to share the news that my poems “Elegy for the Travel Agents” and “Beaver Lake” have been accepted at the Southern Indiana Review! Thank you SIR for this most welcome birthday news!