"This poem arrived at one of the oddest moments. I was in a hostel in Seville and I couldn't sleep because of the pressing summer heat. I didn't want to turn on the light and disturb my roommate, so I started writing in the dark..." [continue reading]
Two upcoming poetry readings: The Red Hen Press reading at the Bowery
Poetry Club in NYC on March 11 and the Lettre Sauvage Reading in Santa
Barbara on April 14. See "Upcoming Readings" for details.
In January, I'll be traveling to Key West for The Hungry Muse: An Exploration of Food in Literature, which will include readings and workshops by Jane Hirshfield, Billy Collins, Adam Gopnik, Frank Bruni, David Mas Masumoto, and Kevin Young, among others. Click here for news on winning Scotti Merrill Memorial Award.