I'm this month's featured poet over at Atticus Review! Many thanks to their poetry editor Michael Meyerhofer for kind words, enthusiasm, and for being a generally lovely human.
Woohoo! Our podcast The Bone Lab is listed as "New and Noteworthy" on iTunes! Check out the first episode here. This past weekend, we also went to Mission Science Workshop, and I interviewed some really smart and interesting people, including a 9-year-old who was unwittingly telling me about circuits. As for my creative writing projects, … Continue reading Update: The Bone Lab + forthcoming publications
I think my life satisfaction this week was the highest it's been in over a year. Very pleased to see that grad school hasn't totally beaten away my capacity for positive emotions. Highlights: Mon: Quiet Lightning reading. Met and read with some really talented writers and had a blast! Talked to people about race relations, yellowface, … Continue reading Highlights of the week: Poetry, race relations, and cat altars
Writer friends, all the mice in the (lab) world can't dampen my excitement today! I awoke to an email from Tim Green, the Editor of the poetry journal Rattle, telling me that my poem "Dissonance" had been accepted for publication in their "Feminist Poets" issue! I had to check my email multiple times throughout the day … Continue reading Update: Rattle acceptance!
A bit late, but I am pleased to report that my poem "Writing Elegies Like Robert Hass" appears in the current issue of the Intima, a lovely journal of narrative medicine, which is sort of a running theme of this first manuscript. I've buckled down and started submitting a lot more, so hopefully I will have … Continue reading Update: publications and writing residencies
I have updates! First, a shameless plug/preview of the poetry manuscript: my poem Possible Suicide is featured in the current issue of Off the Coast. The contributors to this journal are consistently talented, like gee-I-wish-I-wrote-that talented, and I'm stoked to be a part of this publication. Second, one of my friends is a really skilled portrait photographer and … Continue reading Exciting news: my poem featured in “Off the Coast” + other updates
I finally went to workshop again last Monday, and at the end, David asked me where my book was. I wasn't planning to put together a chapbook particularly soon, but then I went through all of my poems, did some editing and submitting, and realized I had ~80 workshopped poems from the past few years. After paring … Continue reading Update: putting together the chapbook!