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 …

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 …

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:

Interview with Denise Duhamel in PoetsArtists #58

I had the pleasure of interviewing the famous and fabulous poet Denise Duhamel for Issue 58 of PoetsArtists. Our conversation ranged from the pleasures and pitfalls of collaboration and her upcoming book (collected, uncollected and new collaborations with Maureen Seaton) from Sibling Rivalry Press, to questions of form and “ultra-talk,” to our love of pop culture Read More …