Submissions and the Writing Life

Submissions & the Writing Life: What I’m Learning from My 2016 Data

Last year was my most active yet for sending my writing out into the world. I'm not sure that I've ever struck such a combination of generating new work, revising and completing projects, and ... Continue Reading

New Poem in Hermeneutic Chaos

I'm grateful to Hermeneutic Chaos for including a poem of mine in their July issue, which came out this week. The best part of publishing in literary magazines is the surprise of meeting the other ... Continue Reading
An Alphabet of Embers

An Alphabet of Embers is Here!

Today is the day — An Alphabet of Embers is live and ready for readers! The book is available on Amazon, with reviews and more on Goodreads as well. Like I've shared before, this is a pinch-me ... Continue Reading
Trail image back to lyric essay

How the Lyric Essay Brought Me Back to Writing Essays

I'm excited to share that the spring 2016 issue of Watershed Review is live and includes my essay, "Orienteering." I'm excited to have this one out in the world, as it includes some moments that ... Continue Reading

New Poems at Menacing Hedge

It's an honor to have six poems published in the summer 2015 issue of Menacing Hedge, which recently went live. I love that they encourage writers to share audio recordings of their work, and as nerve-wracking as it was to record six poems, it was a good chance to go out of my comfort zone and share my work in my own voice. ... Continue Reading