Happy to announce that my poem “Rage to order” was shortlisted for the Australian Book Review’s Peter Porter Poetry Prize. It appears in the March issue along with the other three shortlisted poems and the contest winner, Amanda Joy’s “Tailings.” From the judges’ statement: “‘Rage to Order’ is a poem of vertiginous self-consciousness: its extremity of feeling countervailed by the pressure of silence it makes […]
Thanks to Rebecca Foust for featuring “Anchor” in her Poetry Sunday column at Women’s Voices for Change – and for her thoughtful, detailed look at this poem, and at free verse as a whole.
In which I have the honor of reading at my favorite Bay Area reading series, Why There Are Words, July 9, 2015. Not many things make me want to post video, but… Thanks to Peg Alford Purcell and everyone at WTAW.
Can I have that printed on a t-shirt? California Journal of Women Writers reviews The Greenhouse.
Also, “Astonishing.” Makes me feel blushingly MacGuyver-ish: Rain Taxi reviews The Greenhouse.
Thanks to Matthew Olzmann at The Collagist for featuring three poems from The Greenhouse in the most recent issue…
I’ve got a new poem up at Blackbird (!): “Six Explanations for Migraine.”
Over the next few months, Lisa will be reading in San Rafael, Alameda, San Francisco, Oakland, Petaluma, Sausalito – and at AWP and the AROHO conference. Dates and info here.
In which Kim and I discuss triage, mental math, and not quitting (aka writing while parenting).
Insightful piece on The Greenhouse from Christina Veladota.