Two New Chapbooks

  I’m excited to announce that I’ve had two chapbooks published! The first one is Dress Forms from dancing girl press (2016). Many thanks to Kristy Bowen for the lovely cover and design! Here is a link to the dancing girl … Read more…

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Publication News

I’m excited to have several poems in Issue 81of CutBank http://www.cutbankonline.org (currently unavailable) and in the summer issue of Mojave River Review http://issuu.com/mojaverivermedia/docs/mrrsummer2014vol1no2/185?e=10686552/8599182 And in news from the ‘Just Keep At It’ department: My full-length manuscript, The Gaud Gospel, was a finalist in … Read more…

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Sarah Arvio: “This was not me.”

Here is poet Sarah Arvio’s description where one’s writing comes from–what I call “the otherness which writes my work.” It’s interesting that she mentions that being able to disavow responsibility for the genesis of the work is a dodge that … Read more…

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“To Lose Yourself in Language”–Don DeLillo

  I came across this interview with DeLillo quoted in Brain Pickings (the “combinatorial creativity” clearinghouse for material on creativity, design, and innovation). I keep my eye open especially for the material on writers and their work. This 1993 interview … Read more…

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Sugaring

I came across an article about the soulful British singer Beth Orton in the New York Times on the occasion of the release of her new album called “Sugaring Season.” It’s her first album in six years, and I found her … Read more…

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Re: 2500 Random Things About Me Too (Viegener)

This is a piece I wrote about Matias Viegener’s new book for my blog, Tarzana Is My Heroine: I.   2500 Random Things About Me Too (Viegener, 2012) I went to LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) in Hollywood last Thursday for my friend … Read more…

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