Friday, December 28, 2012

Review of Words Like Loaded Pistols

My review of Sam Leith's Words Like Loaded Pistols is at the LEO Weekly.

Sunday, December 9, 2012

An oldie: a video from my June 2011 Bon Mot/ley reading:

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

New poem in Cimarron Review

My poem "Notes on Poverty," one of my first-semester Warren Wilson College pieces, is in the latest issue of Cimarron Review.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Interview with Elizabeth Willis in Gulf Coast

"A Poem Argues for its Own Existence," my interview with poet, Guggenheim Fellow, and PEN award winner Elizabeth Willis is in the Winter/Spring 2013 issue of Gulf Coast--and is also online here.

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Red River Gorge Hiking and Sarabande Profile in Kentucky Monthly

Here is an October piece, "Trail Mix," from the Kentucky Monthly on the Red River Gorge, and here is a profile of Sarabande, "A Powerful Voice for Good," interviewing Editor Sarah Gorham, from the November issue.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Speak Social Reading, October 19, 2012

My reading with Lynnell Edwards went great. Big thanks to all who came out. Here's a Hipstomatic print of me reading by Marie Coma!

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Upcoming Readings: Speak Social and Wit Rabbit Reads

Two upcoming readings: with Lynnell Edwards at Speak Social, hosted by John James and Sarah Maddix at Java Brewing in Louisville.

Later, on Election Day no less, I'll be reading at Wit Rabbit Reads in Chicago's Quencher Saloon.

In preparation for the Kentucky reading, Brandon Stettenbenz kindly interviewed me for his Keep Louisville Literary blog.

Review of Economix

From the LEO Weekly, my review of Michael Goodwin's graphic novel on the history of economics. Pictures by Dan E. Burr. A great book, necessary reading for the 2012 election.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Review of Sam Harris' "Free Will"

In continuation of my book reviews dealing with the intersection of neuroscience and philosophy, this review of Sam Harris' Free Will is online at the LEO Weekly.

Friday, August 24, 2012

Review of Michael Gazzaniga's "Who's in Charge?"

My review of Who's in Charge--part of a continuous series of contemporary brain science book reviews--is in print and online at the LEO Weekly.

Sunday, July 15, 2012

The Al Smith Fellowship

Along with nine other writers, I am this year's recipient of a generous grant, the Al Smith Fellowship, from the Kentucky Arts Council. Gratitude to the council for the support they've given to me, as well as to all these writers, not to mention to cultivation of literature.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Loved to Death: cover for the LEO Weekly

My cover story on the Red River Gorge, its volunteer trail crew, and the enormous damage done to the archeological sites of this Kentucky gem. Alex Molina, who I hiked with on my first excursion to the Gorge, is on the cover under massive Gray's Arch.

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Review of two Tranströmers

A LEO Weekly review of two Tomas Tranströmer collections: New Direction's The Great Enigma, translated by Robin Fulton, and FSG's The Deleted World, translated by Robin Robertson.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

New poem at the Tampa Review Online

My poem "Curing" is online at the Tampa Review site. Thank you to Derry Smith for requisitioning it; it's a first semester Warren Wilson-written poem I'm fond of.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Review of Jack Gilbert's Collected Poems

My review of Gilbert's "magnum opus" is in The Oregonian today.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Review of Nobel-laureate Kahneman

My review of Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow at the LEO Weekly.

Monday, March 26, 2012

New Poem in the West Wind Review

My poem "Pygmalion" appears in the 2012 issue of West Wind Review, alongside poets Heather Christle, Adam Maynard, Tao Lin, and Rae Armantrout, among many others!

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Review of Greenblatt's "The Swerve"

My LEO Weekly review is in print and online.