I used to write so much

Every semester I try to do the assignments along with my students partly as a way for me to keep up my own writing practice (I write things I turn in for my classes sometimes), and partly to experience for myself what my students experience when I walk them through a multi-stage writing prompt, or set draft deadlines at certain intervals.

New Story: “Swimming Lessons” in Pleiades

I’m delighted to share that my short story, “Swimming Lessons,” is now available online in Pleiades: Literature in Context as an Online Exclusive! I have more to say (about this story, about this being my first acceptance in a while, about this being my first fiction acceptance in an even longer while), but I’ll saveContinue reading “New Story: “Swimming Lessons” in Pleiades”

Footprints: an anthology of new ecopoetry – Preorder available!

I’m thrilled to share that what is probably my most puzzling (to me) poem is going to be part of Footprints: an anthology of new ecopoetry by Broken Sleep Books! The proofs look gorgeous, and this poetry is vital. I’m honored that my poem “Geo Logic” is among such great company. Preorder here: https://www.brokensleepbooks.com/product-page/footprints-an-anthology-of-new-ecopoetry