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 …

New Review of Narcissus Resists at The Rumpus

Evan J. Peterson reviews Narcissus Resists at The Rumpus: As a chapbook, Narcissus Resists works. Across nineteen poems, a conceit such as this can get old, but Hittinger keeps his book compelling and engaging. The glimpses of Dali’s painting, interspersed with the snapshots of Narcissus’ misadventures, provide the momentum necessary. Momentum alone would not be Read More …

Poem at The Rumpus

In honor of National Poetry Month, The Rumpus is featuring new, previously unpublished poems by 30 different authors in 30 days.  My poem “Xanthic the Day, Cyanic the Day” is the poem for today. Also, if you missed it, here’s a nice LGBT-focused AWP recap by David Groff at the Lambda Literary site.  I’m stealing Read More …