Formative Poetry Books

There was this viral post floating around Facebook to name your top 20 poetry books. I tweaked it; 20 felt too limiting, but 25 felt about right. I excluded more recent discoveries/obsessions/influences to sample some of the books that were important to me during my “formative” years (1998-2004). I limited myself to one book per poet, Read More …

Narcissus Resists Released

I am pleased to announce the release of my new chapbook Narcissus Resists. In keeping with the spirit of the sequence, the chapbook is available both online and in print. Head on over to www.resistthis.com where you can order a copy through Amazon or CreateSpace, read the online interactive version, and even listen to audio of me reading it. Special Read More …

MiPOradio

I’m bad about scheduling readings and need to do more, but I guess some audio links of me reading my work might be the next best thing. Click here to listen.  You can subscribe to MiPOradio on iTunes.  You can also preview below: Get your own – Open publication And head on over to the Read More …

OCHO #22: “Dear America, Don’t Be My Valentine”

I have two poems–“Bufeo Colorado” and “Two Black Swans”–in OCHO #22, a special edition edited by Miguel Murphy called “Dear America, Don’t Be My Valentine” which came about as a reaction and response to California’s passing of Prop 8 last fall.  You can read it HERE (definitely check out Miguel’s preface before you dive in) Read More …