Library, Chapel, Pub: Three Readings

Just to update you about some recent additions and edits to my Events page, here’s the rundown of what I’m up to the next thirty days: Thursday, May 31:

Chapbook #2—Angels & Adultery—Coming Soon

I’m way overdue announcing another bit of good news. On the heels of my first chapbook, Moons, Roads, and Rivers from Finishing Line Press, comes the release of Angels & Adultery later this year by Seven Kitchens Press. That’s chapbook number two! I think I’ll talk a bit in an upcoming post about what I’ve learned from compiling…

The Chapbooks Are Here!

Finally, my author copies of Moons, Roads, and Rivers have arrived! The press was running behind, and the holidays slowed things down even more, but here the little lovelies are and I’m very happy with them. Since my batch came straight from the printer, the preorder copies will be a few days yet before they…

Lara Dolphin, Winter 2017

It’s hard for me to pick favorites from either of the two Word Fountain issues that I’ve had a part in bringing to life. But here is one that got me excited back when we first received the submission. I love when a poet takes something old, twists it around, and makes me look at…

Nobody Knows, a Saturday Song

That title is a good argument for the clarity that commas can bring. But that’s a discussion for another day. Today, I just want to pull you away from the news sites and have you cuddle up with me for a bit while we listen to one of my favorite bands. I know how stressful…

Cleaving, the Video

Back in September of 2016, my poem, “Cleaving,” was published in the online literary magazine, Yellow Chair Review.  I almost forgot that five years ago, my two youngest sons and I did a little recording of it for YouTube. But after the editing of the poem and the video, we decided that it was good…