Angels & Adultery

Close on the heels of my first poetry chapbook Moons, Roads, and Rivers (Finishing Line Press, December 2017), comes chap number two: Angels & Adultery. It was selected by poet Nickole Brown for the Robin Becker Series at Seven Kitchens Press (May, 2018). And I still can’t quite get over it. You can order a copy from…

Moons, Roads, and Rivers

(Updated: June 21, 2018) Moons, Roads, and Rivers, my first poetry chapbook, was released from Finishing Line Press in December of 2017. Click here to order your copy! Since it’s listed with Ingram, you can also order it from your local bookstore, or Amazon or Barnes & Nobel if you insist. And if you go that route,…

Upcoming Readings in NYC and Tannersville, PA

Looking ahead, here are two readings updated to the Events and Readings page today. It’s been a bit of a summer lull, but hopefully, we’ll have more to add soon! Thursday, December 6: Voices of Poetry Reading at the Jefferson Market Library, 425 Ave of the Americas at 10th St, New York, New York. The time is 6:00…

Submissions

Originally posted on Word Fountain:
Word Fountain opens up for submissions again on Monday, September 24! We’re looking for your poems and short (preferably very short) fiction. Just take a quick look at the following link, for our simple but important submission guidelines.  The deadline for sending us your work is October 29, so don’t…

Stevie Smith’s Birthday Bog

Originally posted on David J. Bauman:
That’s not a typo. I did say “bog.” You’ll understand soon enough. Drawing by Stevie Smith Happy birthday to poet Stevie Smith, born Florence Margaret Smith. Had she lived she would be 114 years old today, though I’m sure she’d be annoyed about it. As it was she lived…

A & A Sample: Stafford and “Stray”

Sometimes when a poem gives birth to another poem, we honor the original poet in the title. It may even be titled the same but with “After Robert Frost,” or whomever, tagged on. Other times the new work calls for a different title altogether, but the original poet is recognized in an epigraph, a quote…