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2018 Ocean State Review

As Associate Editor of the Ocean State Review, I'm so proud of the new issue. Fiction by Jacqueline Doyle, poetry by Lisa Russ Spaar, and a great interview with Julija Sukys. You can order a copy here.

Gris Gris Literary Journal

My story Other Houses was published in the Winter 2018 issue of Gris Gris Literary Journal. You can read it here.

Ocean State Writing Conference

Registration for the Ocean State Writing Conference is now open! Interested in working with novelist Michael Lowenthal or poet Major Jackson? Check out our schedule of workshops and events here.

Upcoming Reading

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.)

Forgotten Women

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.

This Invisible Beauty

My new book is now available for pre-pub order at Finishing Line Press. I'm so grateful to Canadian artist Lisa Carney for the beautiful cover artwork.

New Book

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.

New Anthology

My poem Atlantic Beach, Morning is included in the new anthology, Shoreline, published by Stillwater River Publications and available at Amazon.

Registration for Writing Conference

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!

Ocean State Summer Writing Conference

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!