Collaborative Poem “In This Version a Suspension Bridge in Every Shot” Just Published in Ghost Ocean

Ahoy there friends! Ghost Ocean 19 has just been published and it includes a prose poem I wrote collaboratively with Dustin Nightingale – “In This Version a Suspension Bridge in Every Shot.” There’s also audio of us reading the poem – we sound sedated, but really we were just tired from a long day. Thanks so much Editor Heather Cox!

Read and listen to the poem HERE.

Collaborative Prose Poem (with Audio) Just Published at Barnstorm

“I Haven’t Seen You in 13 Years and You Show Up Blind and So Do I” — A collaborative prose poem I wrote with Dustin Nightingale — has just been published at Barnstorm, complete with seriously awesome artwork (by Michael McConnell) and audio of me and Dustin reading the poem. Thanks a million poetry editors Stephen Brand & Katie Brunero!

Read & listen to the poem HERE.

Interviewed on The Campbell Conversations on WRVO

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed about contemporary American poetry, prose poetry, and my book The Maintenance of the Shimmy-Shammy (Steel Toe Books, 2015) on The Campbell Conversations on WRVO by Grant Reeher, Director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute at Syracuse University. In case you missed yesterday’s broadcast, you can stream or download the show HERE. And thanks for listening!

Interviewed for The Campbell Conversations on WRVO

I just spent a delightful lunch hour being interviewed about contemporary American poetry, prose poetry, and my book The Maintenance of the Shimmy-Shammy by Grant Reeher, Director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute at Syracuse University. My 24-minute interview is scheduled to air this Sunday at 6pm on The Campbell Conversations on the NPR station WRVO Public Media.

You can stream the show HERE when it airs or download a podcast of the episode shortly after.

“Beehive Soaked in Tea and How To Leave (Part One)” in Radar Poetry

Hot-diggity what a week! My poem – “Beehive Soaked in Tea and How To Leave (Part One)” – has been published today in Radar. It’s another collaborative prose poem written with Dustin Nightingale. It includes an accompanying photograph by Williamson Brasfield and an audio file of us reading the poem, featuring a piano intro/outro composed and performed by my partner Sarah. Issue 10 includes fantastic new work by Daniel Eduardo Ruiz, Sara Biggs Chaney, Clare Paniccia, and others, and Dustin and I are delighted to be a part of it. Thank you Editors Rachel Marie Patterson and Dara-Lyn Shrager!

Read and listen to the poem HERE.