May 30, 2012

Daughters Writing Grief

Head on over to Ploughshares where Wendy Mnookin & I discuss the process of writing about death, grief, and memory.  

May 15, 2012

Ploughshares in Brooklyn

I'll be making a dash, flash, and run trip to Brooklyn for a Ploughshares reading on May 22. If you're in the neighborhood, stop in and say hey. 


Nick Flynn will host the event, and there will be readings by Mary Morris, Maria Venegas, Eric Fair, Kelle Groom, Melissa Sandor, Danielle Blau, Patricia Caspers, Michael Dumanis, Monica Ferrell, Michael Klein, Eileen Myles, Gregory Pardlo, James Tolan, Suzanne Wise, and Ronnie Yates.

May 8, 2012

What's in a Name?

What if you were named after a slave ship? My new blog post about the first African-American poet, Phillis Wheatley is up at Ploughshares

May 2, 2012