Two New Poems in Nimrod

I have two new poems–“Cafe Imagination” and “Proof of Intent to Marry”–in the “Mirrors & Prisms: Writers of Marginalized Orientations & Gender Identities” issue (Spring/Summer 2016. Vol. 59, No. 2) of Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry. You can see the full list of all the wonderful contributors over here.    

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 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 …

New poem in Animal & Other Bits

Thanks to Stephen S. Mills for featuring my poem “Monocacy” in Animal: A Beast of a Literary Magazine for December. The Monocacy Creek is in Bethlehem, where I grew up. It’s a native word for a twisty creek or river. * The new Rabbit Ears: TV Poems anthology is now available. My poem “Wednesdays at the 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 …