Encantado, my collaborative chapbook with artist Matt Kish will be released at AWP 2015 from Redbird Chapbooks. The poems are a narrative loosely based on some of the myths involving the mystical properties of Amazon river dolphins. 

Samples of some interior art below - stay tuned for updates. Thanks and gratitude to Matt for being so generous and gracious with his incredible talent.

Exciting news! My second manuscript (tentatively titled Washed with Hymns and Singing

has been accepted for publication by Sundress Publications! Stay tuned for more details.


Fall 2014 Readings and Events

August 5, 2014

Powells' Books - 1218 S Halsted, Chicago, IL

7 PM

Sundress Publications reading with Special Guests Erin Elizabeth Smith and T.A. Noonan. Other readers include Kristy Bowen, Kristin LaTour, Virginia Smith Rice, and me!


August 10, 2014

Excited Utterance Round-Robin Reading

5:30 PM

Dollop Coffee Co

4181 N. Clarendon, Chicago, IL

Featuring Larry O.Dean (host), Richard Fox, and me!


August 23, 2014

Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop at the Harold Washington Library

co-led with Cynthia Gallagher

1-4 PM - 

Sponsored by Poets and Patrons of Chicago


October 3, 2014

Presentation at the Illinois Reading Council Conference

"Reloading the Canon: Using Contemporary Poetry as Paired Text in the Humanities"



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