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 …

The Erotic Postulate reviewed at Lambda Literary

The wonderful poet Tony Leuzzi (The Burning Door, Radiant Losses) has written an insightful review of The Erotic Postulate for Lambda Literary. Tony is clearly an ideal and well-read reader, picking up on the influences of people like Marianne Moore with the syllabic calculations, the reasons for the experimentation with punctuation, the philosophical bent to the 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:

Happy Book Release Day!

Today is the official book release day for The Erotic Postulate, my second full-length collection of poetry, and my second book with the fabulous Sibling Rivalry Press. It is also book release day for my pressmates Stephen S. Mills and Brent Calderwood, so happy book release day to all of us! Stephen and I will Read More …

“your body tours my body rhyme” – The Erotic Postulate now available for pre-order

My second full-length collection of poetry, The Erotic Postulate, is now available for pre-order. This is also my second title with the fabulous Sibling Rivalry Press, who brought you Skin Shift two years ago. There are three variant covers from which you can choose (or collect all three!), featuring paintings by the talented Provincetown-based artist 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 …

Birthday 35

A birthday post to round-up the latest news and happenings: The big news is that I’ve signed the contract for my second release from Sibling Rivalry Press, The Erotic Postulate. It will be out in September 2014 along with Stephen Mills’ second book, Brent Calderwood’s first book, and Douglas Ray’s anthology of queer Southern writing. Read More …

Finalist for 2008 Keystone Chapbook Prize

Just a note to say I was a Finalist again for the Keystone Chapbook Prize, this time for a chapbook called Keystone Effect which steals some poems from The Erotic Postulate and buddies them with some old but recently revised Pennsylvania-centric love poems. It’s fun to see all these poems together again under the Keystone Effect title. They originally Read More …