I’m teaching at the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing July 16-22, 2017

I’m hot-damn delighted to announce that I’ll be returning again this summer to teach at the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing. It’ll be my 5th year, and it just keeps getting better and better! This year’s first week’s faculty includes Alexander Weinstein, Amelia Martens, Britton Shurley, Sequoia Nagamatsu, Kea Wilson, and the second week’s includes Alexander Weinstein, Robert James Russell, Jennifer Tseng, Allegra Hyde, and me! I’ll be teaching 2 poetry seminar classes from July 16-22. Click below to register for both or either weeks, learn about grants, and enter this year’s contest (deadline March 20th). Come join us on the island!

Contest and registration info

Gay Head Lighthouse Poetry Project

Five of my poems have just been selected to appear in the Gay Head Lighthouse Poetry Project, an anthology to help raise money for the preservation of Gay Head Lighthouse on Martha’s Vineyard. This historic lighthouse is in danger of falling into the sea due to erosion and funds are being raised in many ways to move it to a place of safety. You can find more info about the preservation project HERE.

If you’ve never been fortunate enough to see this lighthouse in person, chances are you’ve seen it on film, in this scene from Jaws: