Friday, May 08, 2015

Poems in Seeds

I have three poems in the Spring 2015 edition of Seeds! You can access the whole issue right here.

Monday, April 20, 2015

New Poem in Defenestration

I have a new poem in the latest edition of Defenestration, "a literary magazine dedicated to humor." Check it out, and thanks to the Def crew for including me!

Saturday, December 06, 2014


The fall semester is all but done, and the usual tumult accompanying it has resulted in some quiet here. Come January, I will be continuing with my Hands on Stanzas residency at Skinner West, and also returning to Indiana University Northwest to teach some higher ed classes. In all, academically the spring semester looks to be quite busy!

In other news, my label, Zenith Beast, is currently in the process of delving into its back catalogue, with the result being a series of archival releases. The first, including albums from 1986-1993, resumes December 9th. These albums are digital-only releases, available from iTunes, Amazon, and other e-tailers. ZB's next wave of releases may comprise a deeper dig into the archives, going back to the early '80s, or it may entail brand new music -- check out the redesigned ZB homepage for details, and/or follow the label on Twitter.

Finally, the end of the year signals the arrival of the annual Alex Chilton Birthday Bash! The Injured Parties are pleased to play for the tenth year straight, and this lineup looks to be especially good.

Happy holidays, all!

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Private Reading Series

On October 26th, I'll be reading for the Private Reading Series, along with Hannah Gamble and Christine Kirouac. Here's the scoop:

The dates, times and location of each reading series are secret until announced on the group's page. Members may invite guests to join, but they must be approved by a moderator. The Private Series is a special reading series where writers of all stripes, poets and other language artists may read more sensitive material not ready for the public, test-flight work, work that is too experimental for a publisher or that simply could benefit from an environment of other artists and writers. We seek to foster a seedbed of encouragement for risky writing in a respectful context.

So please ask to join the group to be a part of this unique event! See you there, wherever "there" is!

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

New Poem in The East Bay Review

I'm happy to announce that I have a new poem in the latest issue of The East Bay Review, just out now.

The very apt drawing accompanying it is by Christopher Coffey.


Saturday, September 06, 2014

Recent Work

I'm happy to announce that I have poems in recent issues of East Jasmine Review and OVS Magazine

Get your copies today, and thanks for the support of my work, as well as the efforts of my fellow contributors!

Friday, August 01, 2014

Excited Utterance

Next weekend marks the third outing for my quarterly reading series in-the-round, Excited Utterance! We have a new venue, and two terrific readers joining me: Richard Fox and Donna Vorreyer. This event is free and Dollop offers delicious coffee drinks as well as selected foodstuffs.

Read biographical information on the authors as well as all about the series on our home and Facebook pages (as well as the event page).

Hope to see you there!

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