Thursday, April 3, 2014

Pine Mountain in the Kentucky Monthly

"True Wilderness," my article on Eastern Kentucky's Pine Mountain, is now available to read in print--with stunning photos by Brett Bentley--and also in the online edition. Thanks to the Kentucky Monthly for providing a little extra for gas, and to Brett for the tour.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

New Poem in Salt Hill

My poem "Wire," another piece from my Warren Wilson thesis, is in issue 32 of Salt Hill, a journal which looks amazing, as evidenced by the cover! You can find a preview on their website, but the issue is in print only.

Review of Denise Levertov

My review of Denise Levertov's Collected Poems is online at the LEO Weekly.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Assignment: Research Your Adjunct Instructors

I have my first article in The Chronicle of Higher Education, posted under their blogs; the responses have been swift. You can read the article online here.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

New Poem in The Collagist

My poem "Dark Kentucky Holler" was recently published by The Collagist. My thanks to Matthew Olzmann for the publication and his kind words regarding this poem, written while in the Warren Wilson MFA program.

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Reading at Impossible Language

I'll be reading in Memphis, Tennessee on Saturday, January 18 for the Impossible Language series. Held at Crosstown Arts, I'll be sharing the stage with Caki Wilkinson and Abraham Smith, with artworks by April Pierce, Amerlia Briggs, and Caitlin Hettich. Thanks to Ashley Roach for having me!

Brautigan recovered

My first appearance in Octopus is my "Recovery Project" essay--completely informal--reviewing Richard Brautigan's Rommel Drives Deep into Egypt, an exceptional book of poetry that, if you can find it, is a great read. The essay is here. For my part, I found the book in a rundown used bookstore in Louisville, Kentucky.