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 …

Anthologized x 3

There are a number of fun, new anthologies coming out this Spring that I wanted to highlight: Divining Divas.  Lethe Press.  Ed. Michael Montlack. Includes a previously unpublished poem of mine, an homage to She-Ra: Princess of Power, called “For the Honor of Grayskull”. A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Read More …

Five Poems at Turntable & Blue Light

I have five poems up at Turntable & Blue Light: “39th Floor Aperture,” “Achilles,” “[G]olden Circe Sips Her Coffee,” “Zeppelin,” and “Purgatory”.  These are all from my Impossible Gotham manuscript. “39th Floor Aperture” is my homage to my day job at D. E. Shaw & Co., where I manage the Reception team (my receptionistas and Read More …

Two Poems at The Offending Adam

I have two poems up at The Offending Adam: “There Were No Sculptures” and “Stendhal Syndrome / Nude Study” both from my Smite & Spoon project. I like to use my blog to give some bonus information about my work when it makes its way out into the public world.  The Socrates Sculpture Park mentioned Read More …

Poem in StepAway Magazine

The launch issue (Issue 1) of the new StepAway Magazine (the name of the magazine’s inspired by Frank O’Hara’s wonderful poem “A Step Away from Them” and features poems that embrace the urban walking narrative) includes my poem “Füße: Umlauts, Eszetts, A Step” (also inspired by that same O’Hara poem–a “contemporary response”).  Check it out!

New Interview Up at Joe’s Jacket

The handsome Stephen Mills interviewed me for his new monthly interview series featuring emerging LGBT poets on his blog, Joe’s Jacket.  Click on over to find out whether or not I write poems in the nude, how “anagram me” can be your new pick-up line, and which luscious-locked actor would play me in my bio-pic. Read More …