I’ll be reading again at an event co-sponsored by Poetry in the Boro and the Boro Art Crawl on Friday, April 14 with Kory Wells, Bryanna Licciardi, and Aaron Shapiro. Come find us at 7:30pm at 118 N. Walnut St., Murfreesboro, TN and stick around for more poetry, art, and music throughout the evening.
My poem “The Doctor Asks Me to Describe the Pain” is included in the Spring 2017 issue of Copper Nickel alongside so many great writers. You can purchase a copy or susbscribe to the journal here.
I’m very excited to be reading as a featured reader tonight at Poetry in the Boro alongside Ciona Rouse and Walker Bass. If you’re in the Murfreesboro/Nashville area, please join us at The Green Dragon at 7:00pm and stay after the reading for the open mic!
I am so thrilled to share that my manuscript was chosen as the winner of the 2016 Moon City Poetry Award. Look for Every Room in the Body to be published by Moon City Press in September 2017! I’m so excited to see my first book in print!
So thrilled to have new poems in the latest issues of Nashville Review (read my poem The Doctor Asks Me When the Pain Began), Painted Bride Quarterly (read my poem Cherry Hill), and Washington Square Review (see the table of contents here). Thanks to the editors for including my work!
I’m very honored that my manuscript Every Room in the Body was named as a finalist for the 2016 New Issues Poetry Prize. Congratulations to Courtney Kampa, whose book I can’t wait to read!
My poem “27 Weeks” is featured this week on the All We Can Hold website. Check back weekly for additional poems on motherhood throughout the year. If you like what you read, be sure to purchase the anthology for more!
The Tennessee Arts Commission is partnering with the Boro Art Crawl for two nights in June. I’ll be reading with Murfreesboro-based poetry group The Delineators both nights in the Rotunda of City Hall. Come join us on Thursday the 9th and Friday the 10th for poems, art, and a reception. Short readings will run every half hour, so drop in and say hello if you’re around!
Thanks to The Journal for publishing my poem “The Funeral Year” in their Spring 2016 issue. You can read the issue in full here.
All We Can Hold, an anthology of poems on motherhood, is now available from Sage Hill Press. I’m so honored to have a poem included in the anthology alongside so many fantastic poets. You can purchase the anthology from Amazon here.