Ten years ago Stephen Corey, then the new head editor at The Georgia Review, took my essay “Eight Fragments from My Grandfather’s Body.” It was my first real prose publication, … Continue reading
When We Were Birds has landed on The Oregonian’s Summer Reads List, alongside heavy hitters like Tyehimba Jess, Tracy Daugherty, Sue Monk Kidd, Alexandra Fuller, and others! Here’s a bit … Continue reading
So pleased to be able to say that last night When We Were Birds won the Stafford/Hall Prize in Poetry from the Oregon Book Awards. It was a lovely evening, … Continue reading
The link is behind a paywall at Publishers Marketplace, but here are the important details: Little, Brown just bought my novel! And the next one after that! “National Magazine Award … Continue reading
Just doing a little catching up: my poem “In His Previous Life as a Camas Lily,” published in the winter issue of the always wonderful The Southern Review, was featured … Continue reading
It’s been a great joy, these past three and a half years, to get to know and, slowly, become part of the Oregon literary community, which is why I’m so pleased … Continue reading
Finally, as I catch up on things that passed me by in the rush of this last fall semester, I’m really excited to see that Environmental and Nature Writing: A Writer’s Guide and … Continue reading
So pleased the good folks at the Blood Orange Review took a chance on the this strange, broken story, which features these very cool hover-over footnotes!
So late with this, but wanted to share a recent poem, “Explain: Extinct,” which was up at The Missouri Review‘s Poem of the Week feature this last fall.