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 …

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 …

The Erotic Postulate reviewed at Lambda Literary

The wonderful poet Tony Leuzzi (The Burning Door, Radiant Losses) has written an insightful review of The Erotic Postulate for Lambda Literary. Tony is clearly an ideal and well-read reader, picking up on the influences of people like Marianne Moore with the syllabic calculations, the reasons for the experimentation with punctuation, the philosophical bent to the Read More …

Dreamsplaining at Queen Mob’s Teahouse

Reb Livingston tackles one of my recent dreams in her new feature at Queen Mob’s Teahouse. She’s an insightful dreamsplainer! Check it out. Here’s the premise for dreamsplaining in Reb’s own words: Bored with traditional profile pieces & interviews? Me too! Here I will introduce writers and artists via their psyches by sharing one of their Read More …

Two Poems Reprinted in Assaracus #16

Assaracus #16 marks SRP publisher and Assaracus founder and editor Bryan Borland’s last issue as editor. He’s pulled together a stellar line-up of poets he’s published from over the years and reprints two poems from The Erotic Postulate: “Wrestlers Unfinished” and “Wrestlers Finished.” Check it out! Cover poem by Danez Smith:

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 …