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 …

Narcissus Resists Status Update: In Limbo?

Dearest readers: I’ve had many inquiries about the status of Narcissus Resists, my chapbook sequence which won the 2007 Beauty/Truth Chapbook Contest. To be honest I had been hoping by this point to be announcing its release. In keeping with the spirit of the sequence, it was going to be an e-book, the PDF available via Read More …

Pear Slip Commentary on Ekphrasis: Poetry Inspired by Art

I received a nice email today from Therese Broderick who maintains the blogEkphrasis: Poetry Inspired by Art; she offered some nice commentary on Pear Slip (I love attentive, thoughtful readers!). Here’s a preview: When you see the phrase “still life,” what image comes to your mind? Now that I’ve read the very engaging and inventive poems Read More …