Two prose poems, “Possum” and “Suddenly You are Alone,” are forthcoming in Mid-American Review. F. Daniel Rzicznek, co-editor of The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Prose Poetry , selected “Possum” as winner of the 2019 Fineline Competition. “Suddenly You are Alone” was a finalist.
A new essay is forthcoming in Green Mountains Review Online. Please check back for details.
Bellevue Literary Review, Issue 37, “The Good Life,” is now available and includes my poem “I Paint His Absence.”
Cimarron Review, Issues 206, 207, and 208 in a single volume, is available. I’m grateful to receive a Pushcart Prize nomination for my essay “Separates.”
More news is forthcoming. Please visit again.
As days grow shorter and darkness deepens, words and images are my constant.
Cimarron Review has just released its new triple issue, which includes my essay “Separates” in good company.
Please check back for more updates.
3rd Northfield Poetry Festival, September 28, 2019. At Content (10:30am): Becky Boling, Doug Green, Steve McCown, David Walters, Marie Gery, and Brent Christianson. At the Northfield Public Library (2pm): Leslie Schultz, Diane LeBlanc, Andrea Een, Riki Kölbl Nelson, Alexis Hernandez, Joanne Sullivan, Toni Easterson, and Rob Hardy, with special musical guest Mestifonía.
Already, the days are shorter, the nights longer. These changes means more quiet time for reading and writing. In the meantime, Minerva Rising, Issue 16, What Matters, is available. I’m grateful to have three poems in this issue. Ruminate, 51, Consume, also arrived.
A new essay and new poems are forthcoming later this year. Please check back for updates.
I hope these days mean more for your creative time, too.
I’m on my way to Write On, Door County, for work on the new book. Meanwhile, Ruminate Issue 51, Consume, is at the printer and available for purchase.
New poems are forthcoming, so please check back from time to time.
April is National Poetry Month. I’m writing a poem a day to prepare for a May residency devoted to revision.
I recently reconnected with the Poetry Society of Vermont through its national contest. “At My Sister’s Grave” was a finalist and will appear in The Mountain Troubadour.
A new poem is forthcoming in Ruminate later this spring. Please check back for updates.
Friday, March 1, 2019, 7:00 p.m., Content Bookstore, Northfield, Minnesota.
Writers Night: Resistance and Sustainability. On this First Friday Writers Night, writers will read to promote awareness of Northfield’s goal to adopt a Climate Action Plan. Readers include Becky Boling, D.E. Green, Diane LeBlanc, Riki Kölbl Nelson, Orick Peterson, Leslie Schultz, Steve McCown, Linne Jensen, Florence Dacey, Larry Gavin and Christine Kallman, and Bruce Anderson. Hosted by Northfield Poet Laureate Rob Hardy.
Greetings for the new year. Two new poems are in Sweet Lit 11.2.
Please check these announcements for new poems forthcoming.
September 29, 10:00 a.m., Content Bookstore, 2018 Northfield Poetry Festival, Minnesota Poet Laureate Joyce Sutphen with several Northfield poets.