Poet Kjerstin Kauffman wrote a stellar review of my poem “Eve of the Ascent” for the 32 Poems Marginalia series.
Check out this terrific program: http://www.thebeatwithin.org
I’ve been volunteering with The Beat Within in Eugene this winter. It’s helping me remember the power of poetry.
Upcoming Readings/ Presentations
March 21, 2015: “‘The Eye Knows What to Skip': Marianne Moore and the Environmental Poem.” Paper presentation at the 21st Century Moore Conference. Houston, Tx.
November 4, 2014: Reading for the Wit Rabbit Reading Series in Chicago
October 9th, 2014: Reading for the University of Oregon’s Creative Writing Program.
June 29, 2014: Emerging Writers Fellowship Reading at The Writer’s Center in Bethesda.
March 10, 2014: Reading with poet Daniel Harris at the Princeton Public Library
March 20, 2014: Reading at Maryville University, near St. Louis
March 30, 2014: Reading at La Salle University in Philadelphia.
April 23, 2014: Reading at Missouri University of Science and Technology with the poet Terry Kennedy, in Rolla, Missouri.
February 27, 2014: First Books for First Book! An AWP Offsite Reading to Benefit First Book Seattle. A reading with Tarfia Faizullah, Benjamin Landry, Tomas Q. Morin, John A. Nieves, Jessica Piazza, and Megan Snyder-Camp. Supported by First Book Seattle, Queen Anne Book Co., and the Crocodile Back Bar.
February 23, 2014: Reading with Joanna Luloff at Mercer Street Bookstore in Seattle, WA.
December 4, 2013: Reading with poets Joshua Weiner and Shara Lessley for the Writers Here & Now series at the University of Maryland.
November 18, 2013: Reading for the River Styx Reading Series
November 14, 2013: Reading at Loyola University in Chicago, with poets Vicky Anderson and Aaron Baker
September 25, 2013: Reading at Princeton University with fiction writer and fellow Hodder fellow Adam Ross
May 30, 2013: Book launch/ reading at the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital in D.C.
May 15, 2013: Reading at Illinois Wesleyan University in the Joslin Auditorium (Bloomington-
May 10, 2013: Reading in the Second Friday Notes series. Whole Foods, Town and Country (St. Louis)
May 2, 2013: Reading with poets Dora Malech and Steve Schroeder at the Tavern of Fine Arts in St. Louis.