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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!

Mother Tongue

So happy for my friend Karen Lee Boren on her new book Mother Tongue, published by New River Press. I had the pleasure of reading an advanced copy and writing a cover blurb.
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The Masters Review

I'm so honored that my story, "Do You Believe?", was a finalist in The Masters Review Short Story Award for New Writers. The story was published today. You can read it here.
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Review at The Florida Book Review

I had the pleasure of reviewing 15 Views of Miami for The Florida Book Review. Edited by Jaquira Diaz and published by Burrow Press, there are some great stories in the anthology, including those by Lynne Barrett, Patricia Engel and J. David Gonzalez.
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ARIA Authors Showcase

I'll be at Barnes and Noble in Middletown, RI, tomorrow at the Association of Rhode Island Authors showcase. Lots of great writers: Hannah Goodman, Rachael McIntosh and others. We'll be there from noon to 6pm. 1311 West Main Road, Middletown.
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Fall in love with chapbooks

Black Lawrence Press is having a February sale on selected chapbooks. I'm happy to have Perishables included in the list.
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Rhode Island Author Expo

I'll be at the Association of Rhode Island Authors Authors Expo this Saturday, November 8, at the West Warwick Civic Center. Time: 10am-3pm. Address: 100 Factory Street. Hope to see you there!
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This I Believe Essay

My "This I Believe" essay air on Oct. 15 on Rhode Island Public Radio. You can listen to it here.
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