May 21, 2019

Another semester has wrapped up, and summer is starting! I've got a few exciting updates to share:

- My chapbook of fairy tale poems, Coronations, will be published by Ghost City Press this July. I'll share more details soon. I've been an admirer of GCP's Summer Microch...

February 9, 2019

So much is happening! 

- Spuyten Duyvil is going to be publishing my poetry collection Shelter in Place later this year. I'm over the moon! I'll post more details as I have them! 

- On March 2, I'll be leading a workshop on poetry comics as part of Death Rattle Writ...

July 9, 2018

It's been a great summer, creatively. I drafted a new manuscript tentatively titled Shelter in Place, attended a fantastic workshop at Surel's Place by McLean Emenegger, taught a Cabin summer camp, and even made a few poetry comics along with the kids. Here's...

May 10, 2018

I'm truly thrilled to share that I'll be starting an MFA in Poetry through New England College this July! 

This is a low-residency program, so I'll be visiting New Hampshire for about three weeks during the year and doing the rest remotely. Acceptance to this program ha...

November 19, 2017

Last week, I had the honor of participating in an installment of the Couch Surfer Series, which pairs musicians, writers, and a moderator for two hours at Radio Boise. The series is filmed before a live audience in a cozy, intimate setting that perfectly suits the mood...

October 31, 2017

Today my first copies of Parallel arrived in the mail. It was a day I'd been anticipating for a long time. Since the manuscript was accepted in March, yes, but in a way, much longer than that. This is the work I co-wrote with my 15-year-old self via journal entries and...

September 6, 2017

Yesterday, I finished typing "Current: An Interactive Poetry Comic" at the Bown Crossing Library. It felt great to see this project come to fruition! It should be available in its entirety on the Library's site some time this fall. 

Here was my approach to the project (...

August 14, 2017

Also this past summer, I taught two camps for The Cabin, a literary nonprofit in Boise. I taught "The Graphic Novel" for 7th-9th graders and "The Poetry Workshop" for 10th-12th graders. We had a great time reading, writing, and making art! Below is one quick image from...

August 14, 2017

I stayed at The Two Eight, a new residency program in Oakland, during the first week of August. Julie, the founder, has created an amazingly peaceful and welcoming atmosphere at the residency, and I had a great time reading books from her library, exploring the surroun...

May 12, 2017

A few days ago I saw Vox Poplar, the sculpture by Janet Zweig I'll be working with as part of my residency with the Library! at Bown Crossing. The spool of paper, which is decorated with cottonwood trees, feeds into a typewriter that I'll use to write poems. It's a gor...

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