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.
I’ve got new essays in recent issues of Orion and Riverteeth. Both grow out of our time down on the Rogue, time which seems to matter more and more as the … Continue reading