A Vase of Wildflowers

I'm a writer because I have stage fright.

Read “War Song” in STARK

Hi friends! My poem “War Song” is now available to read in STARK, a poetry journal. It was fun to be among so many talented artists on the long list … Continue reading

September 5, 2016 · 2 Comments

Update: New Writings and Current Projects

Whoever said the summer months were for vacation probably wasn’t a writer (or an editor). My graduate school classes don’t start up again until late August, but I’m as busy as I’ve … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

International Poetry, Niven’s New Book, and More

There have been some exciting things happening lately. For one thing, my poem “War Song” was placed on the long list for the 2016 Wisehouse International Poetry Award. “War Song” will appear … Continue reading

May 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Writers and Editors and Publishers! Oh my!: My First AWP Experience

As many of you know, I attended the Association of Writers and Writers Programs (AWP) conference in Los Angeles, California this year—an experience that was partly funded by the generous … Continue reading

April 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Upcoming Events and Another Writing Update

Can you tell this graduate student is a busy person? I apologize for not updating more often. But don’t worry, this blog isn’t going away. I’m merely working hard on my … Continue reading

March 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

After the Holidays: A Writing Update

There is no rest for the working writer—but I’m not complaining. A lot of good has happened lately. I owe you an update. I’m going to do this list style. Here goes: … Continue reading

January 9, 2016 · 2 Comments

Upcoming Events

Friends, I wanted to let you know of some upcoming readings I will be participating in. They’re going to be really fun. Please come out and join us if you are … Continue reading

December 5, 2015 · Leave a comment