New Poem in PoetsArtists: Freak Out!

My poem “Xanadu Xanadu” from my Impossible Gotham book project appears in PoetsArtists #73, published in conjunction with the exhibit “Freak Out!”, an homage to disco, at Zhou B Art Center. If you’re in Chicago, you should swing by the opening April 15th, and if you can’t make that, the exhibit will be up until Read More …

Two poems in (and on the Cover of!) PoetsArtists Magazine

I have two poems from my Book of M project–“Dear Art Dear M” and “I Prefer Gentlemen in Bed”–in the new PoetsArtists (PA#62), which accompanies the “Immortality and Vulnerability” exhibit going up at Zhou B Art Center in Chicago this April. I’m also on the cover in a portrait by the painter Nadine Robbins sporting my Read More …

Winter 2015 Readings & Events

I’ll be coming to California at the end of January/early February to do some events in San Francisco and Los Angeles with my SRP-mates Brent Calderwood and Stephen S. Mills. Here’s our current tour schedule: January 31st, 3-5pm PST. “Three Under 40: Calderwood, Hittinger, Mills at the San Francisco Public Library.” Hormel Room. (100 Larkin Read More …

Happy Book Release Day!

Today is the official book release day for The Erotic Postulate, my second full-length collection of poetry, and my second book with the fabulous Sibling Rivalry Press. It is also book release day for my pressmates Stephen S. Mills and Brent Calderwood, so happy book release day to all of us! Stephen and I will Read More …

Fall 2014 Readings & Events

Still working on some readings in Boston, Philly and D.C. in October, but in the meantime, here is a summary of places I’ll be reading this fall: September September 5th, 7pm. “Across Genres, All Genres: A Night of Queer Writing” with Melissa Febos, Joseph O. Legaspi, and Shelly Oria at the BGSQD (83A Hester St, Read More …

Upcoming Readings, a Poem, and a Review

A quick note about some upcoming readings: Monday, April 8th: Indian Springs School, Birmingham, AL, 7pm. I’m part of the Indian Springs Visiting Writers Series which was highlighted recently in The Nation. Looking forward to seeing Douglas Ray and Jessica Smith, and discussing Skin Shift with their students! The public is welcome. Thursday, April 11th: Gay Read More …

From Motion to Stillness / Movable Mound Music

I have a new poem “Movable Mound Music” and sound art piece in the “From Motion to Stillness” exhibit opening February 15th, 7pm at the Zhou B Art Center in Chicago, IL.  The poem was written in response to Mark Mastroianni’s “Natural Wisdom” exhibit at the Woodwary Gallery in NYC, in particular the painting Autumn Read More …