I'll be reading from This Invisible Beauty on Thursday, 7/27, at The Elephant Room at 6:30pm. Reading is part of The Lively Literati series sponsored by the Association of Rhode Island Authors. Open mic to follow. (2170 Broad Street, Pawtuxet Village.)
My poem "The Census Taker" from This Invisible Beauty is included in the anthology Forgotten Women: A Tribute in Poetry. The anthology is edited by Ginny Connors and published by Grayson Books.
Exciting news: my new book, This Invisible Beauty, will be published in spring 2017 by Finishing Line Press. This Invisible Beauty, a poetry chapbook, is about the life of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and her love of the landscape and the people of Cross Creek, Florida.
My poem Atlantic Beach, Morning is included in the new anthology, Shoreline, published by Stillwater River Publications and available at Amazon.
Registration is now open for the 2016 Ocean State Summer Writing Conference. We have a great schedule of events with an inspiring mix of writers: Laura Cahill, Rachel Harper, Caitlin Kiernan, Maria Mutch, Patrick Madden, Mike Stanton and Rebecca Walker. Check it out!
As the director of the 2016 Ocean State Summer Writing Conference, I'm pleased to announce the excellent roster of writers we have this June: fiction writers Julianna Baggott and Rachel Harper; poet Rigoberto Gonzalez; memoirists Margo Jefferson and Rebecca Walker. Dates: June 23-25. Mark your calendars!