M Dreams: Lyric Dream Project at Fogged Clarity

For the month of October, Ben Evans at Fogged Clarity has been featuring a different lyric dream each day. For Day 26 he features my “M Dreams” sequence–a stitching together of the various Marilyn Monroe dreams I’ve had over the years, featuring cameos by other early June Geminis such as Allen Ginsberg and Josephine Baker. 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 …

A poem in Kin

My poem “Black & White Gotham” from the Impossible Gotham project is now live at Kin. The poem was inspired by Keith Haring’s mural in the former men’s bathroom at The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Center on 13th St. here in NYC.  Tino Sehgal’s interactive work “This Progress” (Guggenheim, January 29-March 10, 2010) and 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 …

Remembering John Stahle on LambdaLit, and other Bits

My essay/obit on John Stahle is up at LambdaLit.org.  You can read it here. * Speaking of John, the memorial tribute honoring his life and the journal Ganymede will be next Saturday, September 18th, at 2:30pm in the Lerner Auditorium at The Center (208 West 13th St, NYC).  More details available here.  Hope you can 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 …