Two New Poems at The Ekphrastic Review

I spent far too little time submitting work to journals in 2015, partly out of that weird post-book fatigue I seem to experience in the months after a collection comes out (other poets, do you experience this too?). But I’ve committed to reengaging in 2016 with journals, getting work back out in the world. What Read More …

Guest Post on jdbrecords, Philly Reading and Other May Bits

A long overdue post (something I started to write and meant to share back in September when The Erotic Postulate was released!) is up on jdbrecords. Much like this post from 2012 where I took my dear readers on a storyboard tour of Skin Shift (also on jdbrecords), this post walks you through four of the paintings behind Read More …

Favorite Reads of 2014

Not a “best books” list by far, just the annual list of books I enjoyed reading over the previous year. As always, I present these in alphabetical order by author. They are a mix of genres (poetry, prose, art, graphic novel), and a mish-mash of books recently published and books I either finally got around Read More …

A Minor Dilemma at The Good Men Project

As we were preparing the galleys for The Erotic Postulate this past spring, I was revisiting poems I had written more than 10 years ago. Most of them still held up–a different style from how I’m writing these days, but I’m excited to have them soon out in the world to expand the conversation I’m having Read More …

“Cross Bucket Candle Knife” at The Offending Adam, MoMA Musings

A new poem, “Cross Bucket Candle Knife,” is up at The Offending Adam. It’s an ekphrastic response to Max Ernst’s Trois Poemes Visibles from his Una Semaine de Bonté: A Surrealist Novel in Collage (1933) and the poem sections align with his collage sections. It’s part of a triptych of poems. “Caliper Owl Thistle Fork” appeared in Crazyhorse late last Read More …