Informal Invitations to a Traveler Pre-Order

17 May

Informal Invitiations to a Traveler by Jeannie Hoag and me is now available for pre-order and will be released in a few short weeks.  You can pre-order it at (Barnes and Noble), Amazon in a week or so, or, even more awesome, your local bookstore.

The link for BN is here:

Thanks so much to Brian Mihok,  Jared Michael Wahlgren, and Gold Wake Presss for doing such amazing work!  Check it out!

New Review

10 Apr

A review of my first book, Galley of the Beloved in Torment, is up at the Colorado Review’s Center for Literary Publishing!

Check it out here.

I’m honored that literary critic Kristina Marie Darling would choose to examine my work with such care and do such an incredible job.

Thanks so much to Kristina and also to the folks over at CLR!

Press for Younger American Poets Reading Series

25 Feb

The Des Moines Register Newspaper was kind enough this week to feature me and the Younger American Poets Reading Series in their business section!

Check it out here.

Also our next reading is coming up this Thursday, March 3rd at 7 pm, Beaverdale Books. It feature Iowa Poet Laureate Mary Swander, Seth Abramson of the MFA Blog/TSE, and Editor of Pismire Ezekiel Black.

Hope to see you!


15 Jan

I’m pleased to announce that my book of collaborative poems Informal Invitations to a Traveler has been accepted for publication by Gold Wake Press in 2012! My co-writer Jeannie Hoag and I are thrilled to be a part of Gold Wake’s outstanding collection.

This will be my second full-length collection of poems, following Galley of the Beloved in Torment in 2008 from Dream Horse Press. Thank you to everyone over at Gold Wake. Details to come!