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Upcoming Reading

I'll be reading on Friday, March 7, at the Pawtucket Arts Collaborative as part of the RISCA Fellowship Writers Night. The program is from 6–8pm. I'm honored to be reading with Ifa Bayeza, Samson Jardine, Adara Meyers and Anna Solomon. There will also be musical performances by Kirsten Volness and Paul Phillips.
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Sassafras Literary Magazine

Two poems just published in Sassafras Literary Magazine, issue 4. Thanks to editor Miranda Holmqvist.
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RISCA Fellowship

Just learned I received a 2014 Literature Fellowship from the RI State Council on the Arts. Now I can take that research trip to the University of Florida Archives to study Vietnam War protests on campus. That's the subject of my current novel-in-progress.
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National Novel Writing Month

For those of you participating in National Novel Writing Month, Black Lawrence Press is offering a complimentary NaNoWriMo manuscript consultation with editor Diane Goettel. I know from experience that Diane is a detailed and conscientious editor. Details can be found here.
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Call for Submissions

The deadline for the Fall 2012 Black River Chapbook Competition is fast approaching. This is definitely a competition worth entering. Black Lawrence Press is professional and produces beautiful books of high literary quality. I don’t say that just because they published my chapbook. I’ve also enjoyed the work of fellow winners Laura McCullough,  Read More 
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Perishables is Raven-ous!

The Providence Athenaeum Library kindly included Perishables in their Staff Picks highlighting National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Read all about it on their Raven-ous! blog.
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Orlando Sentinel

I don't know how I missed this, but back in April Tod Caviness kindly mentioned In the Time of the Feast of Flowers in his On Writing blog at the Orlando Sentinel.
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National Poetry Month

My poem Busking, Providence appears on the Black Lawrence Press blog, on this last day of National Poetry Month.
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Review of Ghosting

My review of Kirby Gann's new novel Ghosting can be found in the April issue of The Southern Literary Review.
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Alumni Profile

The Writing, Literature and Publishing Department at Emerson College recently interviewed me for an alumni profile. You can read it here.
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